Preschool Activities and Printables

Toilet Paper Roll Snake Project

snake lead

We’re now in the Year of the Snake!  Celebrate by making this cute and super easy snake from a toilet paper tube.

 snake 1

You’ll need

  • A used toilet paper tube
  • Paint
  • Glue
  • Eyeballs
  • Scissors

 snake 2

Start by having your child paint the tube.  We used a mix of red, yellow, and orange.  You can make it as complicated or as simple as your painter feels like making it.  Be sure you have your surfaces covered, because painting a tube can be tricky (messy).

Here’s the boring part: wait for your tube to get really dry.

snake 3

When it is dry, mom can cut the tube in a spiral pattern, turning your tube into a snake!

We gave our snake a tongue and eyeballs to really complete his look.

snake lead

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