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Scarecrow Toilet Paper Roll Craft [Free Template]

Fall is a great time of year!

We get to enjoy the crisp air and the leaves changing colors on the trees. One thing that falls just behind pumpkin spice everything in popularity is crafting with kids!

Crafting can be an excellent way of fostering creativity, artistic skills, problem-solving, fine motor skills, social skills, and more.

This scarecrow toilet paper roll craft is another great scarecrow activity for kids that’s tons of fun to create.

Be sure to download our free printable template and let the kids begin the fall fun!

Easy Scarecrow Craft

toilet paper roll scarecrow image collage with the words paper roll scarecrow in the middle

Supplies

  • Toilet paper roll
  • White cardstock
  • Markers or crayons
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Scarecrow template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the scarecrow template and print it out on the white cardstock.

hand holding scarecrow template

Let the kids color in the scarecrow with crayons or markers.

hand coloring in scarecrow template

Cut out the scarecrow, then tape it around the toilet paper roll.

hand cutting scarecrow template out
hand taping scarecrow template to toilet paper roll

That’s it! Isn’t this such a simple fall craft?!

Fall Themed Activities For Kids

If you want to create a fall themed week for your kids or students, read on below for our ideas.

Reading to kids is one of the best things you can do for your children!

Reading helps preschoolers develop their vocabulary, improves their literacy rate, boosts creativity, cognitive abilities as well as social-emotional intelligence- among other benefits.

So next time you’re looking for some fun storytime activities with your little one, grab a book from your shelf and read to them! Below are some of the top fall themed books for kids.

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Leaf: The mischievous old lady swallowed a handful of leaves! Her tummy started to rumble. So she swallowed some more items. Then even more. But as her stomach grew full, the leaves began to poke out through her mouth… when suddenly – poofffff! – it turned into a scarecrow!

Pete The Cat Falling For Autumn: Pete is not a fan of fall. But he decides to do some detective work and finds out that there are lots of things about this season he loves, like corn mazes, hayrides, wearing scarves, and apple picking! This story helps kids learn that even though they might not love every season of the year, there are still good parts to each one.

We’re Going On A Leaf Hunt: The seasons are changing, the days getting are shorter, and children everywhere are starting to make plans for their favorite outdoor adventures – and what could be more fun than a Leaf Hunt?!

hand holding cardboard tube scarecrow craft

Add in some more fun crafts to your theme. The kids will love these crafts and they’re perfect for fall. You’ll be able to bond, create a fun activity together and have some great memories made!

2 toilet paper roll scarecrow crafts

Looking for fall fun? These fall color by sight word worksheets are great for kindergarten kids. They work on fine motor skills and are perfect for a quiet time activity, too!

Fall is a great time to get your kids involved in some engaging learning activities. These fall worksheets are perfect for preschoolers and work on fine motor skills, counting, letter recognition, problem-solving, and more. They’re so much fun that they’ll want to do them again and again!

More Fall Ideas For Kids

cardboard tube scarecrow craft

Scarecrow Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This simple toilet paper roll scarecrow craft is the perfect fall activity to do with your kids.

Materials

  • Toilet paper roll
  • White cardstock
  • Markers or crayons
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Scarecrow template

Instructions

  1. Download the scarecrow template and print it out on the white cardstock.
  2. Let the kids color in the scarecrow with crayons or markers.
  3. Cut out the scarecrow, then tape it around the toilet paper roll.

Free Printable Scarecrow Template

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