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If you're anything like half of the country, you saw Finding Dory this past weekend! We did and the kids loved it. Rachel cried. Shhh.

Finding Dory Craft

Materials

Toilet paper or paper towel rolls: We use Charmin and Bounty products (sponsored) so that's what we had.
scissors
glue (Elmer's worked fine)
acrylic paint in: blue, yellow, black, white, orange, and green
googly eyes
paint brush

Note: We love Bounty because they're durable. Be sure to grab your coupons before you head to the store!

Finding Dory Craft

Cut Rolls:

Finding Dory Craft with Toilet Paper Rolls

Using scissors, cut your toilet paper rolls about 1/2″ wide. One toilet paper roll will yield about six sections.

To make Dory:

Finding Dory Craft with Toilet Paper Rolls

You will use 7 small pieces/sections of toilet paper roll. (2 rolls)

Finding Dory Craft

Lay three sections together and affix with glue.

Finding Dory Craft with Toilet Paper Rolls

Cut two sections and place on each end to create the body. Affix with glue.

Finding Dory Craft with Toilet Paper Rolls

Fold a section in half to create a tail. Attach to one end with glue.

Finding Dory Craft with Toilet Paper Rolls

Make the top fin by cutting a section apart and then off completely. Reserve the other piece. Bend and shape the top fin and attach with glue.

Easy Finding Dory Craft

Easy Finding Dory Craft

Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Use the reserved piece to create a rigid C shape for the eyes. You may need to trim to get it to fit properly. Attach with glue.

Cut small fins out of a larger piece of roll and attach with glue. Let dry completely.

Finding Dory Finding Nemo

Paint! If you spill the paint, be sure to grab some Bounty ;)
Glue on eyes.
Love! :)

To make Dory's BFF Nemo:

You will use 6 small pieces/sections of toilet paper roll (1 roll)

Finding Dory Craft

Using two sections, glue them together, one on top of the other. Cut two sections open and place on each end to create the body. Affix with glue. Add tail just as you did for dory, folding in half, and gluing.

Finding Nemo Craft

Cut a small rigid C shape for the eyes. Affix with glue. Cut one large and one small fin and affix with glue. Let dry completely.

Finding Nemo Craft

Paint!
Glue on eyes
Love him!

To make the “weed”

Finding Nemo Craft

Glue together three sections of toilet paper roll. Let dry and paint green.

This Finding Dory toilet paper roll craft is perfect for preschoolers!

If you haven't tried Bounty Paper Towels yet, you should! We prefer the Select-a-Size, but this past week we tried Bounty Basic and they were great, too.

bounty finding dory

Tags : craftsdiy
SlapDashMom
Sadie Mae is an LGBT Lifestyle blogger living in Arizona with her three daughters. Her passions including traveling, healthy living, and teaching women how to work from home so they can spend more time with their kids.

10 Comments

  1. This is adorable and easy enough for the non crafter like me to be able to do :)

  2. So, so cute!
    Thank you for joining us and sharing at Thoughts of Home.
    We are so glad you are here!

    Laura
    White Spray Paint

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