Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes

Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes

I save empty toilet paper tubes like there’s no tomorrow. I figure there is always something fun to create with them and since they take up very little space why not!? It’s one of those craft items that I seem to come across at least once a day in our house, thankyoumyfourlittles. And since they are basically free you can’t really beat crafting with them!If you have just a few empty rolls in your home, some leftover birthday balloons, and few markers you have the beginnings of making Confetti Party Poppers which (by the way) are the perfect thing to have to celebrate the start of SUMMER VACATION!

Confetti Popper Toilet Paper TubesHere is what you will need to make them:

Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes

Empty toilet paper tubes

Standard size latex balloons

Scissors or rotary cutter and mat

Duct tape or other strong tape

Elmer’s Painters® Paint Markers

Construction paper or colorful scrapbook paper

Hole punch

Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes Confetti Popper Toilet Paper TubesFirst, knot the open end of each balloon like you would if you had blown it up with air and then cut each balloon in half using a pair of scissors or a rotary cutter and mat.Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes Then take the knotted half of the balloon and stretch it over one end of a toilet paper tube. Secure the balloon with a piece of duct tape.Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes Now, the fun part! Decorate the toilet paper tube using the paint markers and your creativity. We used Elmer’s Painters® paint markers. They are just like using paint but in a marker form, the colors come out nice and vivid. They are permanent though so be careful if you are having little little ones make these!Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes

Next, punch holes in the construction paper with the paper punch and fill the Confetti Poppers with the paper circles.

Confetti Popper Toilet Paper TubesThen, holding the Confetti Poppers upright, pull down on the knotted end of the balloon and let go. The springing action will send the paper circles flying!Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes Confetti Popper Toilet Paper TubesI hope you have fun making this upcycled craft! My little ones have been loving shooting them off into the air and watching the confetti sprinkle down on them!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Love,

Maggie

**You can find a partial version of this craft over at MomTrends!

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