If you’re looking for an easy Halloween craft for kids then you’ll love these Halloween toilet paper roll crafts. Kids love seeing all of the different toilet paper rolls you can choose to make. From a pumpkin to a vampire – these will be a big hit for Halloween! We will show you how to turn your toilet paper rolls into 4 different Halloween characters.

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Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

Save those paper rolls since you can create so many different fun Halloween crafts with them! Don’t let the ideas stop here – you can also make a ghost, bat, cat and witch.

Halloween Paper Roll Crafts

This paper roll Halloween craft is a breeze to make and is so fun to put together. We love how each paper roll has a different personality.

You have the option to make a pumpkin, mummy, Frankenstein or vampire. With just a few supplies, you can transform your toilet paper rolls into funny characters just in time for Halloween!

If you haven’t seen our bookFun and Easy Crafting with Recycled Materials  it is bursting with toilet paper roll crafts like this one. We have a whole section of paper roll crafts. But not only that, there are other recycled crafts for kids too – newspaper, egg cartons, cardboard, popsicle sticks, jars and more!

Supplies Needed for These Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

4 Paper Rolls

Paint – orange, bright green and paint for the vampire

Cardstock – green, red, black, white

Toilet Paper

Medium Sized Googly Eyes

Red Glitter Paper



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How to Make Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

Here are the 4 different toilet paper rolls we made with step-by-step instructions on how to make them.


Pumpkin Toilet Paper Roll

1. Paint your paper roll orange.

2. Cut out the eyes, nose and mouth out of black construction paper and glue on.

Make a Pumpkin Toilet Paper Roll
3. Cut the stem from an extra paper roll and glue to the top. We like to use Elmers Xtreme glue for this part.

4. Cut a strip of green cardstock and curl around a pencil then glue beside the stem.


Frankenstein Paper Roll

1. Paint your paper roll lime green.

2. Cut out the eyebrows and mouth from black construction paper and glue on. Glue the googly eyes on top of the eyebrows.

Frankenstein Toilet Paper Roll

3. For the hair, cut a strip of black construction paper. Then cut out zig zag marks on the bottom of this strip. Glue this to the top of the paper roll.

Frankenstein Paper Roll Craft


Mummy Toilet Paper Roll

1. Glue on the googly eyes.

2. Cut out strips of toilet paper and glue them on top of your paper roll to look like a mummy. It’s ok if you leave some spaces not covered.

Mummy Toilet Paper Roll Craft


Vampire Paper Roll

1. Paint the paper roll with whatever color paint you’d like for the face.

2. Cut out the hair from black construction paper and glue to the top. When cutting out the hair, make a peak so that it comes down close to where your eyes will be.

3. Glue on the googly eyes.

4. Draw on the mouth with a sharpie.

Vampire Toilet Paper Roll Craft

5. Cut out two small triangles for the fangs with white cardstock and glue on.

6. Add a red glitter bow to the front of the paper roll.

7. Cut out a large triangle from red cardstock and glue to the back.


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