Such an easy project that your kids can help you with. Let them chose the colours and help you paint the egg carton and toilet rolls and they will be inspired to keep their desk tidy. Great with the start of term 4 of school.


  • 1 egg carton
  • 12 toilet paper rolls
  • assorted paints, sticky tape, paintbrushes.


  1. Cut the egg carton in two and keep the lid.
  2. Paint the toilet rolls in the colours you want - we chose rainbow colours. Paint the base of the egg carton as well. Let dry.
  3. When dry, sticky tape the toilet rolls to the base of the egg carton and to each other (by double siding the tape) for added stability.
  4. Let your child add their stationary in.

Notes... Sparkle it up by adding stickers or glitter glue if you like.

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    • 12 Oct 2016
      1:29 pm

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  • this is so cute! what a brilliant, simple and effective craft idea. I can definitely see myself making this with the kids.


  • What a clever idea!


  • this is so cute. Love the colour combination. Great way to get the kids busy.


  • So bright and clever not sure how long it would last with my son but I guess you don’t know until you try! Great idea


  • A nice and colourful organiser for the kiddies.


  • Great idea for a desk organiser,look’s good!


  • Very nice to see! Kids can be as creative as they want to be! :-)


  • Fun way to teach the kids to be organised. Thanks for such a great idea.


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