DLTK's Crafts for Kids: Jack and the Beanstalk
Giant Toilet Paper Roll Craft
by Leanne Guenther
The giant from Jack and the Beanstalk is a fun and
simple color, cut and paste paper craft that uses a toilet paper roll as a base to give it a three dimensional effect.
- a toilet paper roll or cardboard tube,
- something to colour with,
- a piece of paper
- Print out the template of choice.
- Color the pieces if using the B&W version. Give the kids the chance to be creative and let them use their favorite tools -- colored pencils, crayons, markers, pastels or paints.
Whatever inspires them today.
- Carefully cut out the craft templates. This may require some adult assistance for some of the tougher pieces.
- Glue the large rectangular piece around the toilet paper tube - the top 2/3 is his torn, jaggedy shirt and the bottom 1/3 is his bare legs.
- Glue the giant's head onto the top of the toilet paper roll.
- Glue the giant's arms on the side of the body.
- Glue the feet onto the bottom of the toilet paper roll, bending the tabs to make a
- Glue the club into one of the hands.
- Close the template window after printing to return to this screen.
- Set page margins to zero if you have trouble fitting the template on one page (FILE, PAGE SETUP or FILE, PRINTER SETUP in most browsers).