From the Three Bears to Little Red Riding Hood, there are so many great children’s book characters. And with a bit of imagination and help from you, your child can recreate their very own 3D versions.

What you need

Toilet roll tubes

Markers

Cardboard

Glue

Benefits

Coordination

Learning through watching and copying others

Learning to listen and cooperate

Builds confidence and self-esteem

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. Have a think about the characters you want to create. How about the Three Little Pigs?


    toilet roll tubes and glue
  2. Ask your child to colour the toilet roll tubes in pink, then create the pigs’ faces on them. You can even make cardboard ears to stick on.

    toilet roll tube pigs