Cardboard Tube Police Officers

Make your very own police officers from a recycling your cardboard tubes.

Cardboard Tube Police Officers

Skill Level

Beginner. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

15 Minutes

Adult Supervision Needed

Yes

How to Make

  1. Take a sheet of skin tone paper and wrap it around the top of the cardboard tube, sticking it in place with either glue or tape. Then wrap a piece of card, about an inch wide, around the tube just below the skin tone paper.
  2. Wrap a sheet of black paper around the remaining bottom section of the tube.
  3. Use a black pen to draw a tie onto the white card, then cut out a badge shape from yellow card and stick it to the black jacket.
  4. Take a sheet of coloured paper and cut out the shape of the hair, then stick this to the very top section of the tube.
  5. Cut out a police hat shape from a sheet of black paper, then cut out a small strip the same width of the hat from white paper.
  6. Use a black pen to draw a checkered pattern onto the white strip. Then cut out a small circle from a sheet of yellow card and stick it to the middle of the hat. Stick the hat to the top of the tube using glue or tape.
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Top Tip

If you are using glue, you will have to hold the paper in place until the glue has dried so that it doesn't peel off.

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