Cardboard Tube Critters

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Introduction: Cardboard Tube Critters

About: ideaLAB is the name of the Denver Public Library's free all-ages makerspaces. We have labs at 6 libraries around the city of Denver - Central, Hadley, Hampden, Montbello, Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales, an…

Materials

Toilet paper tubes, or any cardboard tubes

Tools

Marker

Step 1:

On one side, use your thumb or finger to push down the top of your toilet paper tube.

Step 2:

Repeat on the other side.

Step 3:

Design your creatures!

Step 4: Experiment 1

Paint, paper, marker

Step 5: Experiment 2

Glue, paper, marker

Step 6: Experiment 3

Tape, marker

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    3 Comments

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    bbrown44221
    bbrown44221

    Tip 2 years ago

    I love how accessible this project is! I'm going to try something like this using my library's laser engraver. This ought to be fun!

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    chainie
    chainie

    2 years ago on Introduction

    These are so cute! Simple, but soo clever! They look great too! I like the 3 experiments with decorating them.

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    silviavp
    silviavp

    2 years ago

    I like your little critters :)