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Beluga Whale Toilet Paper Roll Craft [Free Template]

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Did you know that Beluga whales are one of the most vocal of all whales? Or that they are able to swim backwards?

Until we started learning about them, we had no idea!

In short, Beluga whales are awesome and kids should know about them. One fun supplemental activity to do after learning all about them is this fun Beluga whale toilet paper roll craft.

It’s an easy ocean craft for kids that’s quick to make and great for young children.

Watch our short video tutorial below and then be sure to download our free printable template to make this craft with your kids or students.

Easy Beluga Craft For Kids

toilet paper roll beluga craft image collage with the words paper roll beluga whale in the middle

Supplies

  • Cardboard tube (old tp rolls or new ones)
  • Scissors
  • White and blue cardstock
  • Tape
  • Beluga whale template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the beluga whale template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding beluga whale toilet paper roll craft template

Take a piece of tape and place it half on, half off one end of the whale body piece. Tape that side to the toilet paper roll.

hand placing tape on paper roll beluga craft

Next, take another piece of tape and place it on the other end of the whale body piece. Wrap the body around the cardboard tube and tape it in place.

hand taping beluga template onto toilet paper roll

Fold each of the flippers along the dashed line, then glue it to the side of the whale body. Repeat for each side.

hand gluing fin to toilet paper roll beluga craft

Finish off by gluing the water to the top, inside of the whale’s head.

hand gluing water to toilet paper roll beluga craft

This is one of our easiest toilet paper roll crafts ever!

hand holding toilet paper roll beluga whale craft

Ocean Ideas For Kids

Whenever we’re learning about new animals, we love to introduce the topic through books. Below are some of our favorite whale books for kids!

The Snail and the Whale – Julia Donaldson, author of the famous book The Gruffalo, brings kids another fun book about an unlikely set of friends. Snail and Whale have lots of fun together in this colorful book!

Baby Beluga – This book based on the popular song, is a great book for young readers!

Whales: An Illustrated Celebration – Kids who want a simple way to learn more about whales will love this beautifully illustrated book. It’s loaded with facts and a variety of species.

2 toilet paper roll beluga whale crafts

Looking for more whale or ocean animal crafts? We’ve got plenty more ideas to share with you! Check out some of our newest ones below:

toilet paper roll beluga whale craft

This ocean sensory bin is great for when you want something done for you. If you prefer the DIY route, try out this frozen ocean sensory bin.

Another fun option is this ocean play dough set. It’s sparkly and comes with several cool fish!

Share With Us

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For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

Ocean Ideas For Kids

hand holding toilet paper roll beluga whale craft

Beluga Whale Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Want a fun and easy ocean animal craft for the kids to make? Try this toilet paper roll Beluga whale craft! 

Materials

  • Cardboard tube
  • Scissors
  • White and blue cardstock
  • Tape
  • Beluga whale template

Instructions

  1. Download the beluga whale template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Take a piece of tape and place it half on, half off one end of the whale body piece. Tape that side to the toilet paper roll.
  3. Next, take another piece of tape and place it on the other end of the whale body piece. Wrap the body around the cardboard tube and tape it in place.
  4. Fold each of the flippers along the dashed line, then glue it to the side of the whale body. Repeat for each side.
  5. Finish off by gluing the water to the top, inside of the whale's head.

Free Beluga Whale Template

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