1. Paint toilet paper and paper towel rolls in a variety of colours.
2. Cut a rectangle out of construction paper and fold in half. Draw a pattern on your roof—try zigzags or mini triangles.
3. Draw a door on construction paper, cut out and glue to roll. Cut roll so that the door opens. Use patterned paper for the windows.
4. Attach tape to the inside of the roll (sticky side out) and affix roof.
A version of this article appeared in our May 2016 issue with the headline “Paper Town,” p. 16.