Alligator DIY Desk Organizer

Oh snap! Gator-ize your workspace with this DIY desk organizer. It's a fun alligator animal craft for kids to make at home!

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  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola No. 2 Pencil
  • Crayola Take Note Permanent Markers
  • Paper Towel Rolls
  • Wiggle Eyes

CIY Staff Tips:

Have another favourite creature? Customize your organizer with a different animal theme


Step 1

Cut 2 paper towel rolls into thirds.

Step 2

Cover paper rolls with paint. Dry 1–2 hours. Add second coat. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 3

Glue paper towel rolls together in a straight line.

Step 4

Sketch and cut out head, arms, and tail. Glue to paper towel rolls.

Step 5

Sketch and cut out teeth. Glue to inside of mouth.

Step 6

Glue wiggle eyes to top of head. Let all glue steps dry 1–2 hours.

Step 7

Add details to face and tail with markers.

Step 8

Add supplies to paper towel rolls to organize your desk!

  • Occasion:

    • Summer,

    • Décor & Accessories,

    • Back to School

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+

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