Hello Beauty Through Imperfection readers! It is Lindsay from My Creative Days here to share with you a Toilet Paper Roll Santa Craft.
One of the things I love to do with my kids is make crafts that I used to make when I was a kid. My kids like to see what I made when I was little and recreating it together is so much fun. This Toilet Paper Roll Santa is one of those crafts. I made them when I was little and my kids made their own version this year.
To make this Santa, you will need:
- felt (white, red, black, and tan)
- toilet paper roll
- googly eyes
- small, red pom-pom
- white pom-pom
The Santa in the picture above is the one I made many years ago and it is our inspiration for this craft.
This first thing you need to do is cut and glue tan felt around the top half of the toilet paper roll.
Next, cut and glue red felt around the bottom half of the toilet paper roll.
Now, cut and glue a longer piece of red felt to the top portion of the tan felt. This will be Santa’s hat.
To finish making the hat, fold the red felt into a cone shape and glue in place. Glue the white pom-pom to the tip of the cone.
Now, glue the googly eyes and the little red pom-pom (Santa’s nose) on the tan felt portion of the Santa. When I made my Santa years ago, we used white fur for the beard and other parts of the Santa suit. We didn’t have any fur so we used white felt instead.
We added a strip of black felt for the belt and cut out a white felt belt buckle. For the arms and legs, we cut longer strips from the red felt and added black felt boots and mittens. Then, we added white felt above the mittens and boots.
My kids had a lot of fun making these little Santas.
It is always so much fun to see my kids version of the crafts I used to make as a kid. It is a fun way to get creative with your kids and you will make tons of memories for years to come.