Fairy Crafts: Cardboard Fairy Houses

“Leave room in your garden for the fairies to dance.”

If your child loves fairies like my daughter does, she’ll love this cute make-and-play craft! This fun fairy craft will inspire pretend play and storytelling—for non-stop fairy fun!



  • toilet paper tubes
  • small foam cups
  • circle of cardboard
  • glue gun or fast acting glue
  • paint
  • colored paper
  • black marker


      1. Toilet Paper Fairy HousesPaint the toilet paper tube, foam cup and cardboard base.
      2. Toilet Paper Fairy HousesWhen the paint is dry glue the base, paper tube house and foam cup roof together.
      3. Toilet Paper Fairy HousesThen just draw on some details on the roof with your black marker.
      4. Toilet Paper Fairy HousesCut little windows and doors from colored craft paper and glue into position.
      5. Toilet Paper Fairy HousesToilet Paper Fairy HousesNow it's time to play!

Mom of one Michelle McInerney is a crafter, writer, graphic designer and author of Happy Handmade craft book. She celebrates every day with DIY projects, recycled crafts, handmade toys that inspire play and storytelling on her blog MollyMoo. Follow Michelle on Pinterest and Facebook for daily inspiration!

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