Cardboard Tube Literacy Activities

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If you are looking for an easy and inexpensive way to use what you have around your home to create fun, hands-on literacy activities for your kids, then you are in the right place! These cardboard tube literacy activities are great to learn the alphabet, practice early phonics skills, and tell stories to your kids in interactive and engaging ways.

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Cardboard Tube Literacy Activities


Grab an empty tube and create this easy letter matching activity.

This Alphabet Drop Fine Motor Toddler Activity is a fun and simple way to practice letter and color recognition with your kids.

Make a fun and engaging literacy game for your kids with this Alphabet Ping Pong Drop Literacy Game.

This Alphabet Seed Sensory Bin activity gives your kids an opportunity to practice letter recognition using a fun sensory experience. 

Toilet Paper Roll ABC Tunnels are an easy way to practice alphabet recognition while your kids enjoy playing with cars.

This ABC TP Tunnel is a cheap and easy way to create a simple letter recognition activity for your kids.


Your kids will love practicing reading and writing with this cool Fine Motor Sight Word Game.

Using cardboard tools to make these Word Rolls for spelling practice.

You only need a few simple household materials to make these Sight Word Flashlights.

Teach your kids language development with this Paper Rolls and Balls Matching Activity.


This fun Jack and the Beanstalk Sensory Bin and Story Retelling Activity is perfect for story retelling or pretend play.

Your preschoolers will adore this Room On The Broom Activity and craft idea.

Combine art and a great story with this Caps for Sale Preschool Activity.

Your kids will love this fun Retell Mouse Count hands-on project.

Retell the story of Little Red Riding Hood with this fun Toilet Paper Roll Little Red Riding Hood Craft

The Color Monster Toilet Paper Roll Monster Craft will help your kids learn about different emotions.

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