DIY Toilet Paper Roll Snowmen

Hey Craftaholics Anonymous® readers! Its Jessi here from Practically Functional. I love using recycled materials for crafting. It’s awesome to save something from the landfill and make something super cute at the same time! And kids will love to make them too! Now that winter is approaching, it’s time to start switching out our decor. So I turned these toilet paper rolls into super cute snowmen!

DIY Toilet Paper Roll Snowmen

Toilet Paper roll Snowmen craft idea || Make these with the kids this winter! Make one or a whole family. They'll love personalizing them.

They are so quick and easy to make, and they’re adorable! They’re a fun craft for the kids to help with, and they make great Christmas ornaments or decor for your mantel!

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Here’s what you need to make these cute little snowmen:

  • clean toilet paper rolls (you can also use a paper towel tube or a gift wrap tube, cut down to size)
  • pipe cleaners
  • small googly eyes
  • small pom poms
  • ribbon
  • glue
  • black and orange Sharpies
  • scissors

DIY TP Roll Snowmen

Start by gluing on two googly eyes, about a quarter of the way down a toilet paper tube.

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Cut a length of ribbon (about 8 inches long) and tie it around the TP tube below the eyes to make a scarf.

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Using the Sharpies, draw a carrot nose, a coal mouth, and buttons on the tube.

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Cut a 3 inch piece of pipe cleaner and glue pom poms onto either end of the pipe cleaner to make the earmuffs.

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Once the glue is dry, bend the pipe cleaner and place the earmuffs around the top of the TP tube. Glue the two pom poms onto either side of the TP tube to hold the earmuffs in place.

Toilet paper roll snowman craft idea

And you’re done! Now you have a cute recycled toilet paper roll snowman!

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These little guys only take a few minutes to make, so go ahead and make a bunch! You can stand them up on your mantel, or hang them on your Christmas tree!

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Toilet Paper Snowmen Winter craft idea for kids

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If you liked this recycled craft, check out this recycled tin can Christmas tree I made last year! I just love how it turned out, and it costs less than $5 to make!

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If you love simple, realistic, achievable projects, make sure you stop by Practically Functional for a visit anytime, or follow along through social media! I’d love to see you there!

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Jessi @ Practically Functional
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  1. 1

    These are so fun! my lttle man is sitting next to me right now and has already informed me that he would like me to make these with him!


    1. 1.1

      Cute! You’ll have fun making them together! :)

  2. 3

    What do you use to whiten the roll? Mine are brown and It doesn’t say how you got them white.

    1. 3.1

      You are wrap them with white paper :)