The perfect wildlife watching tool for youngsters!This simple craft helps young children focus their attention when observing nature, and is a fun accessory for backyard exploring! Created by Joanne Endahl, RHA Educator.


  • 2- toilet paper rolls
  • Construction paper or paint
  • Glue
  • String, Twine or Yarn
  • Pens, Paint, Brushes, Crayons, Markers, Stickers
  • Hole Punch

The Activity:

  • Cut out a piece of construction paper to fit around each toilet paper roll
  • Put glue on the cut-out pieces of construction paper and wrap them around each paper roll
  • Glue or tape the rolls together
  • Have fun decorating your binoculars by painting, adding stickers, or drawing pictures!
  •  Punch holes in the sides of the rolls and attach yarn or string to become a strap.
  • What can you see through your binoculars?








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