Binoculars Craft

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Finished Craft
Binoculars Craft
Supplies Needed
Supplies for Binoculars Craft

Supplies Needed: Construction Paper – Scissors – Glue or Tape – Crayons (Optional) – String (Optional) – Two Toilet Paper Rolls

This is a perfect craft to do with your exploring toddler. If you have a young child who enjoys to pretend that they are on a safari or just bird watching they will love making this fun and easy binoculars craft.
Step 1: The first thing that you will need to do for this craft is to take the two toilet paper rolls and measure how far apart they need to be for your child’s eyes to see out of them properly. With this in mind cut out enough construction paper to cover the top and bottom of the toilet paper rolls. In addition cut on enough construction paper to cover the sides of the toilet paper rolls. The pieces will overlap one another. Step 1
Binoculars Craft Step 1
Step 2: With the pieces cut lay the two rolls on the table so they are the distance apart that your child needs them to be. With the aide of your little one glue or tape a piece of construction paper to the top and a piece of paper to the bottom of the two toilet paper rolls. Glue will definitely hold the binoculars together better but if glue proves to be too messy for your toddler than taping the pieces of paper together will work as well. Step 2
Binoculars Craft Step 2
Step 3: With the top and bottom pieces of paper glued on you can now attach the sides. Add glue (or tape) to the paper for the sides to the paper that makes up the top and bottom of the binoculars. It can help if you can glue the paper to the toilet paper rolls as well. If your little one wants to add any art with crayons or markers then you will want them to draw on the paper prior to gluing it. Step 3
Binoculars Craft Step 3
Step 4: The last step of this craft is something that you will have to do without the aide of your child. You can use your scissors to make a two holes in the binoculars, or if you have one a hole puncher works great too. Make the holes at each of the toilet paper rolls at the end. Cut a piece of string and thread each end of the string through the holes on the craft. Tie the string securely to the binoculars. Step 4
Binoculars Craft
Finished: You may want to avoid the last step if you are concerned that your little one would be unsafe playing with a craft that they could put around their neck. If you decide to use the string make sure that you don’t cut it too long for safety purposes. With or without the string your toddler can start exploring with this craft. This is a perfect example of a craft that you can do with your toddler that they can play with after making it and it encourages imagination. Finished
Binoculars Craft