Shark Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Summer is the perfect time of year to get crafty and create paper ocean animals. Today we’ll show you how to make a shark toilet paper roll craft that’s really something else.

This cute shark is easy to make and perfect to make with your kids.

Shark toilet paper roll craft

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You can make tons of fun Summer Crafts using toilet paper rolls or kitchen tissue and each of them will turn out amazing (see Crab Toilet Roll Craft or Learning Fun with our Printable Summer Quiet Book)

DIY Shark hand-rolled toilet paper

Today we decided to create a silly shark with clenched teeth.

Shark scroll craft

We named it Sharky Shark and we will share it with you right away, so grab your tools and let’s get started!

How to make a handmade shark-shaped toilet paper roll

What you need:

  • 2 sheets of blue paper
  • red paper
  • White paper
  • glue
  • drag
  • The ruler is circular
  • black lining
  • toilet paper roll
  • white marker

Materials used

Let’s start!

Step-by-step instructions

Shark body

Apply a little glue lengthwise onto the toilet paper roll.

Step 1

Attach the blue paper.

Step 2

Wrap a circle around the roll, glue and cut off the excess paper.

Step 3

Press the remaining blue paper inside the roll.

Step 4


Take a piece of blue paper and fold it in half.

Step 5

Draw a fin with a black pencil (the fold is on the left side of the paper).

Step 6

Cut the fin and cut through the fold so you have two fins.

Step 7

Fold the ends of the fins.

Step 8

Glue them to each side of the roll.

Step 9

Take another piece of blue paper and draw a larger rear fin.

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Step 10

Cut it out.

Step 11

Fold the end of it.

Step 12

Glue this fin to the back of the roll.

Step 13

Shark skin

Take your white marker and decorate the shark’s body. Draw any shape you like. We drew spirals.

Step 14


Take a piece of blue paper and fold it in half.

Step 15

Draw the shark’s head. We drew dashes to show where we need to make creases.

Step 16

Cut the head off.

Step 17

Now make three folds, the middle one facing inwards and the other two facing outwards.

Step 18

This is how the head should look.

Step 19


Take a piece of white paper and fold it in half.

Step 20

Draw one side of the head with a black pencil.

Step 21

Draw some teeth around the marked part. We have completed the function.

Step 22

Cut out the jaw.

Step 23

Open the fold and cut through the fold to divide the jaw in half.

Step 24

Outline the second jaw using black eyeliner.

Step 25


Take a piece of red paper and draw the side of the head on it.

Step 26

Cut this image out. This will be the tongue.

Step 27

Glue the jaw inside the mouth as shown.

Step 28

Glue the tongue to the lower jaw.

Step 29

Fold your teeth at a 90 degree angle.

Step 30

Glue the tip onto the roll.

Step 31

The helmet pops up

Take a piece of blue paper and draw a shape like you see on the photo.

This will be a pop-up headpiece and we will attach eyes to it following these steps.

Step 32

Cut this piece with scissors.

Step 33

Fold the end of it.

Step 34

Glue it to the top of the head.

Step 35


Draw two round eyes.

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Step 36

Cut them out.

Step 37

Glue them onto the piece that just popped up.

Step 38


Say “Hello” to Sharky Shark and make his jaw clench. So fun, right?

DIY craft paper scroll shark

Hope you like this project. We also have lots of shark crafts on our site, so feel free to check them out too if you love sharks.

DIY shark paper scroll craft

Enjoy the crafty summer!

Shark toilet paper roll craft idea

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