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DIY Cardboard Tube Building Logs

Building blocks are a great tool to encourage creativity and build motor skills. You can make these colorful logs yourself out of nothing more than your recycled toilet paper or paper towel cardboard tubes!

Start by painting all the rolls fun colors.

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Once the rolls are dry cut out a notch on one or both sides of the roll.

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Repeat.

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Now stack and build!

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Since toilet paper and paper towel rolls are something you’ll have often, you can easily add to your collection!

Allison Waken is a kids’ activity and craft guru always ready to try something new. See more on her blog, All for the Boys, where she features activities and crafts that inspire creativity, play and interaction.