Kids’ Craft: Turn a Toilet Paper Roll into a Pumpkin

This is a really easy, quick pumpkin craft that even the youngest kids can make! With simple supplies and about 10 minutes, you can do this!

You will need:

  • Toilet paper roll (with the paper on it)
  • 1/2 yd square of orange fabric
  • Brown paper lunch bag
  • Green chenille stick
  • Paper leaf

First, place the toilet paper in the center of the fabric.

Then, stuff the ends of the fabric into the center hole.

Next, cut the paper bag in half, roll it up, and stick it in the hole, as well.

Cut out a paper leaf, attach it to the chenille stick, and insert the stick into the center hole.

That’s it! Then the kids can decorate it with googly eyes, or black paper shapes to make a face!

Here is my video version of it:

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  1. So cute!!

  2. I love it! And too funny because I saw this exact same craft on another blog today and became enamored with the idea.


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  3. very cute and clever!

  4. I’m sharing this with my kids’ preschool- what a fun craft.

  5. I really like this. Do you think you could use orange tissue paper instead of the cloth? It would be alot cheaper.

  6. Oh, totally! You could use tissue paper!