Dino Dan Binoculars

Dino Dan Binoculars

Don't get too close to the dinos! Kids can study them from a safe distance with this easy craft made from everyday household items.

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Dino Dan Binoculars

Craft Features

Parent Supervision Needed
This craft requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or intricate handiwork.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.
Lots for Kids to Do
This craft has plenty of steps kids can do, like tracing, coloring, decorating, and cutting with safety scissors.

Developmental Skills

Discover with Us
Discover with us skills relate to science/technology. They include: observing and predicting, asking questions, and investigating nature, objects, Earth, and space.
Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Ages: 3-6

Materials

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Cut the paper towel tube and the toilet paper roll in half with a craft knife. (Parents should do this part.)

  2. Step 2

    Help kids cover the two paper-towel halves with the Dino Dan printable template and craft glue.

  3. Step 3

    Staple together the paper-towel tube halves, side by side at one end. At the other end, staple about 1-inch deep inside the paper towel rolls. (The paper towel rolls will slip inside the toilet paper rolls, and the staple will help prevent the paper towel rolls from sliding in too far.)

  4. Step 4

    Insert the paper towel rolls into the toilet roll halves. Tape or glue the printable template that has the Dino Dan logo around the toilet paper rolls. You're done! Now, help your kids spot dinos everywhere you go!

Tip: You can also have your child add paint, glitter, and other stylish adornments to truly make the binoculars his own.
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