Here's what to do with all those empty toilet rolls!

All you need is a few toilet rolls. Instagram/creatingcreatives
All you need is a few toilet rolls. Instagram/creatingcreatives

The lockdown has forced us all to get a bit more creative.

Whether it's finally making use of that dusty tin of beans at the back of the cupboard or re-using the playdough until it's turned quite grey, as the lockdown drags on I've been forced to use what I have in the house, as I can't pop out for supplies whenever I want to.

One area that's been getting tricky is finding new ways to entertain the kids: and then I found toilet roll crafts!

From clever to complicated, there is an endless number of ideas to be found online. 

Spaceships, dinosaurs, racecars, unicorns, butterflies, goldfish and more - all emerge from the humble toilet roll, like magic. 

All you need is a few toilet rolls, and some paint or crayons or coloured paper or newspaper or whatever you have available. 

If you've run out of glue stick, you can make a simple glue at home by mixing a little flour and water into a gooey paste. 

Take a scroll through Pinterest for ideas, or use your imagination!  

Here are some of our favourite makes:

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