Preschool Activities and Printables

Play Binoculars from Cardboard Tubes

Birdwatching is a great winter activity for your preschoolers. With these “binoculars” they will feel like a pro!

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All you need is some fun duct tape and cardboard tubes. Save the rolls from paper products for this project.

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Lay out a strip of tape – twelve inches should be plenty – sticky side up. Lay two short cardboard tubes (toilet paper rolls or halves of paper towel rolls) on the tape side by side.

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Wrap the tape up and around the tubes to make your binoculars.

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If your child is old enough for it not to be a hazard, you can add a length of yarn or string so they can hang the binoculars around their neck.

Happy birdwatching!

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