Cute Christmas Craft for Kids: Toilet Paper Roll Santas

Dec 11, 2015

It's the holiday season and my kids are ready to craft! We made these adorable toilet paper roll Santa Clauses last weekend and the kids loved it. They were relatively easy to make and we'll be proudly displaying them the whole holiday season!

What You'll Need:

  • 1 empty roll of toilet paper
  • 3 sheets of felt (1 red, 1 black and 1 peach)
  • 2 googly eyes
  • 1 red pompom
  • 1 yellow button
  • 5 cotton balls
  • 1 mini red cup
  • glue
  • scissors


How to Make it:
1. Using your scissors, cut a piece of red felt about two thirds the height of your toilet paper roll. Place some glue on it and wrap it around your roll.
2. Grab your peach felt and cut a piece off that is the size of the remaining empty part of your roll. Put some glue on it and wrap it around your roll.
3. Take your small red cup and place it on top of your tp roll. If you don't have a small red cup, you can use red felt, red tissue paper, etc.
4. Put some glue on top of the hat and place 1 cotton ball on top.

5. Glue on 2 googly eyes and 1 red pompom for the nose.
6. Using your scissors, slice 1 thin strip of black felt for Santa's belt. Glue this belt around your toilet paper roll.
7. Grab your yellow button and glue it to the front of Santa's black belt.
8. Finally, take your remaining cotton balls and glue them around Santa's hat, face, and make a nice fluffy beard. Allow Santa to dry completely before handling.

Happy Holiday Crafting! 

Article Author Jill Dubien
Jill Dubien

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Jill Dubien is a working mom who loves to craft and cook with her kiddos in her spare time. She has an awesome and supportive husband and two wonderful kids—a six-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son. Before she had kids, Jill couldn’t cook much of anything except toast and cereal, and really despised being in the kitchen. People who know her personally find it extremely humorous that she is now the self-proclaimed “Queen of fun food.” Jill blogs at Meet the Dubiens, where she shares lots of fun foods and crafts for kids.

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