Sugar Aunts: Cardboard Tube Zebra Craft

Cardboard Tube Zebra Craft

 Today we bring you a Recycled Cardboard Tube Zebra Craft.  We love to make and create play ideas and crafts using recycled materials.  Its a wonderful way to upcycle and save crafting supplies and use recycled materials in a greener and more sustainable manner.  This cardboard tube zebra craft hits the mark!


Cardboard tube toilet paper tube zebra craft

Toilet Paper Tube Zebra Craft


We pulled out a cardboard tube to make this zebra, along with a few other items that we've used in other play activities.  This post contains affiliate links for a few reusable items you may need.


Use a hole punch to make four holes in the cardboard tube as shown in the picture above.


Use yarn draped in black paint to make stripes on the cardboard tube.



This is a messy painting activity, but oh, so fun!


Once the cardboard tube has dried, use black and white paper straws to make legs on the zebra.  Push the straws into the holes in the cardboard tube to support the zebra.


Add a small section of straw and a smaller section of cardboard tube to make a zebra head.  Snip two triangles from the tube to create zebra ears.  Glue on or draw on eyes for the zebra.  Have fun with your recycled zebra craft!


This post is part of the Natural Parenting and Earth Month series hosted by Allternative Learning.


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