Cardboard Tube Mummies


Mummy crafts are some of the absolute cutest Halloween crafts out there. They are really easy to make, even for little kids, and they are also very forgiving. If you make a mistake, it’s hard to tell! Make these adorable little mummies from cardboard tubes today!

First you’ll attach black paper to the cardboard tube for the faces, then tear some white construction paper into strips.

You will wrap the tubes with white paper, then add some googly eyes.

Have fun!

Cardboard Tube Mummies
Author: Amanda Formaro
  • 1 cardboard bathroom tissue tube
  • 1 sheets white construction paper
  • Scissors
  • White craft glue
  • Color googly eyes
  • Glue stick
  • 1/2 sheet of black construction paper
  1. Cut a small piece of black construction paper, about 2” x 1.5” and use glue stick to attach it toward the top of the cardboard tube.
  2. Use white craft glue to attach googly eyes to the black paper.
  3. Tear white construction paper into strips; reserve the end pieces with the straight edges to use at the top and bottom of the tube.
  4. Use glue stick to attach the paper strips around the cardboard tube, overlapping as you go. Leave the wiggle eyes and a little of the black paper visible.

Colored googly eyes are available at your local craft supply store.



18 Responses to Cardboard Tube Mummies

  1. 1

    easy but incredible!
    can´t wait to do this with my kids

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    Holly says:

    Ha..Amanda,,these little mummies are so simple but truly adorable. Gave me a morning chuckle too! Think we’ll do this in after-school next week.Thanks ever so much for your awesome ideas and website! Have a super weekend. ~ Holly

  3. 3
    mary says:

    mummies are so cute and easy, will have fun making them with my grandson. thanks for all your fun ideas.

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    breanna says:

    i like that it’s festive without being creeeeeepy!

  6. 6

    Totally cute mummies! My girls would love to make these.

  7. 7

    These are so cute and easy for the kids to do. I wish you had posted this a few weeks ago! I would have included it in my Parentables round up of Halloween Crafts for kids. Next time.

  8. 8

    Wonderful Mummies Amanda! Love the use of different coloured eyes. They sure give it that extra something!

    Thanks as always for linking to Kids Get Crafty!


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    Chris says:

    Hi Amanda, well this is a cool craft that you can make with your kiddies, very simple for little children fingers. I found and am now following you through My Romantic Home and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

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    Mamen says:

    Son geniales, las haré con mis alumnos.Gracias

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