You and your child can make a menagerie without spending money. What animals are going to be in their zoo? Pandas? Bears? Tigers? Include as many animals you like.

What you need

Toilet roll tubes

Paint

Markers

Benefits

Coordination

learning through watching and copying others

Develops the imagination

Making creative decisions

Increases confidence

Encourages communication skills

And don’t forget the everyday things you do together make a big difference and can help your child to grow up healthier and happier.

How long will it take?

1 hr

What to do

  1. With your child’s help paint the toilet roll tubes, but it doesn’t matter if they’re a bit messy. Use orange for a tiger, black and white for pandas, or brown for bears.

    required items
  2. Then use markers to draw their faces. Don’t forget to lock the tiger’s cage at night!


    toilet roll tube bear tiger and panda