Build a Telescope

by Irma Iryanti

#Scienceofplay77

Children get to design their own telescope using simple paper rolls and stickers. An extremely simple activity great designing fun!

Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 3-4 years old

Estimated Time: < 15 mins

Environment: Indoors

Build a Telescope

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Fine motor skills (peeling off, pasting on, hand control).

  • Intellectual - Discrimination, designing.

  • Emotional - Skill mastery, engagement, confidence building, individual success, sense of accomplishment.

  • Social - Designing for others, group play.

Materials

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Step 1

Paste the double-sided tape on both ends of the paper roll.

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Step 3

Now the fun begins. Ask the children to choose their stickers and start pasting them on their telescope.

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  • Reusable Paper Rolls of Different Lengths

  • Variety of Stickers

  • Double-sided Tape

  • Coloured Paper

Step 2

Wrap the paper roll with the coloured paper.

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