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As the temperature heat up, cool off while making one of these summer toilet paper roll crafts. These are perfect for preschoolers to make!
Save your empty cardboard tubes so your kids can make some of these fun summer crafts. You’ll find crafts for summer holidays, summer themes, summer insects, and more!
Summer Toilet Paper Roll Crafts
This easy DIY firecracker is a simple craft for kids to make, and it looks great on display for the holidays. Finding Debra
Snip the end of a toilet paper roll and spread it out. Dip the end in paint to create an easy toilet paper roll firecracker craft. Mombrite
Wrap a toilet paper roll with yellow and black pipe cleaners, and you’ve got a super cute bee craft to display. Thimble and Twig
Little ones will love practicing their glueing skills when they glue feathers on this quick and easy toilet paper bird. The Keeper of the Memories
Kids will strengthen fine motor skills as they wrap washi tape on this cardboard roll snake craft. I Heart Crafty Things
Make this bald eagle toilet paper roll craft with your preschoolers to celebrate July 4th. It’s also a fun craft to add when learning about birds. Homeschool Preschool
This toilet paper roll crab is easy and fun for kids. It’s perfect for your summer or beach-themed crafting sessions. Funny Money Mom
Cardboard tube garden bugs like butterflies and ladybugs are perfect for summer crafting. Daisies and Pie
This cute toilet paper roll ladybug craft doubles as a cute Valentine’s Day craft if you’re looking for one. Curious and Geeks
Shark crafts are fun for summer, and this shark paper tube craft is no exception. Hello, Wonderful
Summertime is the perfect time to make these awesome recycled bees. I Heart Crafty Things
Entice the birds to visit your backyard when you hang this bird feeder preschool craft in a nearby tree. It’s perfect for backyard nature study! Homeschool Preschool
Add this toilet paper roll octopus to your ocean, Letter Oo, and summer crafting sessions. Kids Activities Blog
This rainbow butterfly paper tube craft is absolutely adorable! I love all the lovely colors. Hello Wonderful
I love this cardboard tube jellyfish with a styrofoam ball head. Crafts by Amanda
This paper roll crab is so cute, and the free printable template makes adding “claws’ a breeze. Easy Peasy and Fun
Kids will love cutting, shaping, and painting their toilet paper tube to make this paper roll fish craft. The Craft Train
Summer is the perfect time to make some biodegradable mini planters from toilet paper rolls. Fill them with seeds, plant them in the ground, and watch them grow. Plant Care Today
These DIY confetti poppers are perfect for the Fourth of July! Happiness is Homemade
You don’t have to save this rainbow windsock toilet paper roll craft for a rainy day. It’s perfect for every day! Easy Peasy and Fun
Kids will love watching the birds that come to feed on this toilet paper roll bird feeder. Honey & Lime
Here’s a fun toilet paper roll squid to add to your ocean studies this summer. Crafty Morning
These toilet paper roll daisies are simple to make, and they’ll look great on your windowsill. Fave Crafts
Hop on over and check out how to make a toilet paper roll frog craft. Easy Kids Craft
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT SUMMERFill your book basket with a great collection of summer picture books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Summer is Here! – Pick blueberries, see a caterpillar grow from an egg to a butterfly, or take a trip to the lake or beach with your family. Peek under rocks, look up in the trees, dive into the water–there is so much to learn and so much to discover together when you read Summer is Here!I See Summer – Follow Dad, Grandma, and other family members as they pick and count. Hidden numbers on every page give readers an opportunity to search and learn. Summertime in the Big Woods – The winter is finally over, and now it is summertime. Laura and Mary are busy all day helping Ma in the garden and playing outside.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities
If you love using peg dogs in your imaginative play area, you don’t want to miss these eco-friendly Summer Peg Dolls decorated with hand painted summery flowers!
Storytelling is part of the learning process. Add some summer story stones to your reading and literacy centers.