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Toilet Paper Roll Walrus Craft [Free Template]

Winter’s all fun and cozy especially when we’re hanging out with the kids.  One fun thing to do this season is to introduce them to winter animals! 

This quick and easy toilet paper roll walrus craft is a fun way to start.

Crafting not only boosts your kids’ creativity but it also can help them with fine motor skills and following directions!

We’re giving you a free printable template for this activity to be all fun and no fuss! This craft is perfect for preschoolers, kindergarten, and elementary-aged children.

You can download the template in color or black and white version. Having both options makes it a craft that the whole family can do together!

If your child loves crafting, be sure to check out all of our winter animal crafts for kids.

Check out our video below to see exactly how this adorable walrus is made.

Recycled Walrus Craft

toilet paper roll walrus craft image collage with the words cardboard tube walrus in the middle

Supplies

Directions

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

hand holding toilet paper roll walrus craft template

Glue the eyes in the middle of the body piece, slightly below the top.

hand gluing eye to toilet paper roll craft

Glue the tusks behind the walrus’ mouth, then use the marker to draw on the nose and the whisker holes.

hand gluing tusks to paper walrus craft
hand drawing nose onto toilet paper roll walrus craft

Place the mouth and nose piece just below the eyes and glue it in place.

Tape or glue the walrus body to the cardboard tube.

hand taping toilet paper roll walrus to cardboard tube

Finish off by gluing the flippers to the bottom of the toilet paper roll.

hand gluing flippers onto toilet paper roll walrus craft

Your cute little walrus is now all done! 

Winter Ideas For Kids

Don’t stop here! We’ve got a lot of fun and exciting activities for your kids to do this winter. 

If you want to introduce your child to letter recognition, counting, patterns, and more, then you have to try out these winter do a dot printables.

All you need are some do a dot markers or something to cover the circles (think things like cereal, buttons, pom poms, etc.) and your child is ready to learn and have fun!

two toilet paper roll walrus crafts

We also have more printable activities for your children including these winter I spy printables! These printables will help keep your kids engaged and entertained while learning how to count.

hand holding toilet paper roll walrus craft

Want even more winter-themed crafts to make with the kids?

You can give this little walrus company by making a cute popsicle stick polar bear craft and an adorable paper bag snowy owl craft. These will keep your kids entertained this winter!

toilet paper roll walrus craft

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hand holding toilet paper roll walrus craft

Toilet Paper Roll Walrus Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This toilet paper roll walrus is a fun arctic animal craft for kids to make this winter!

Materials

  • Toilet paper roll or new cardboard tube
  • Cardstock or construction paper
  • Black marker
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape (optional)
  • Walrus template

Instructions

  1. Download the walrus template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Glue the eyes in the middle of the body piece, slightly below the top.
  3. Glue the tusks behind the walrus' mouth, then use the marker to draw on the nose and the whisker holes.
  4. Place the mouth and nose piece just below the eyes and glue it in place.
  5. Tape or glue the walrus body to the cardboard tube.
  6. Finish off by gluing the flippers to the bottom of the toilet paper roll.

Free Walrus Template

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Veronica Assal

Wednesday 6th of January 2021

Hi Sam!

Do you have a groundhog craft for preschoolers? If so can you please send me a link to purchase?

Thank you Veronica

My preschoolers absolutely live your crafts and I certainly too.

Sam T

Friday 8th of January 2021

I don't have any for sale but you can see the crafts here: Groundhog Paper Bag Craft, Groundhog Headband, and here Popsicle Stick Groundhog Craft

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