Dot's Intergalactic Telescope

Dot's Intergalactic Telescope

Dot is going stargazing and your little one is invited! Print these templates for your child to create their very own starlight telescope.

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Dot's Intergalactic Telescope

Craft Features

Lots for Kids to Do
This craft has plenty of steps kids can do, like tracing, coloring, decorating, and cutting with safety scissors.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

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.
Share & Care with Us
Share & Care skills are part of social-emotional learning and include: building self-esteem, cooperating, empathizing with others, and identifying feelings.
Ages: 4-6

Materials

  • Dot's Starlight Telescope Template
  • 1 paper cup
  • Scissors
  • Serrated knife
  • 1 paper towel roll
  • Tape or glue
  • Cellophane
  • Crayon, markers, or paint (optional)
  • Glitter (optional)

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Print out the templates and help your child cut the images out.

  2. Step 2

    Draw a circle on the bottom of the paper cups by tracing the paper towel roll. Parents use the serrated knife to cut the circles out of the cup.

  3. Step 3

    Wrap clear or colored cellophane around the top of the cup and secure it with tape. Kids can cover the tape with adding glitter.

  4. Step 4

    Kids can use crayons, markers, or paint to add color to the cups.

  5. Step 5

    Wrap the template around the paper towel rolls and secure with glue or tape. Once this is done, slip the paper towel rolls into the cut circle.<br><br>

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