INSIDE: Cardboard Tube Tiger for kids is a fun and craft activity for toddlers and preschoolers. It’s a great way to up-cycle a toilet paper roll or cardboard tube. Add it to your zoo themed preschool unit or make it for the Lunar New Year in 2022 – The Year of the Tiger!
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Cardboard Tube Tiger Craft
Grab your cardboard tube, measure and cut a piece of orange construction paper to fit around it. Use glue to secure it to the tube.
Cut out a medium sized circle and ears. Glue the ears to the circle. Cut out inner ears from white construction paper and glue those to the ear. Add googley eyes.
Use a black sharpie to draw stripes on the forehead and cheeks. Also draw a nose and mouth.
Grab a bowl and add some black paint and take a small angled sponge brush and dip it into the paint and then create some stripes on the tube of the tiger!
Age Suitability for Cardboard Tube Tiger Craft
This activity is great for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7.5 year old.
Supplies for Cardboard Tube Tiger Craft
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- Cardboard tube
- Orange and white construction paper
- Googley eyes
- Black Sharpie
- Black washable kids paint
- Small sponge brush
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