Jungle Binoculars

Jungle Binoculars craft

Search for wildlife in your imagination with these cardboard-tube binoculars! Transform a back yard, park, or your house into a jungle teeming with wildlife.

  • 1.

    Find two recycled cardboard tubes that are the same length or cut one in half with Crayola® Scissors.

  • 2.

    Cut strips of light-colored crepe paper to fit around each tube. Rub a Crayola Glue Stick on one tube. Wrap crepe paper strips over the glue. Repeat with the other tube.

  • 3.

    Lay tubes side by side. Place two rubber bands around both tubes.

  • 4.

    Put glue on one end of a long piece of crepe paper. Attach it near the end of one tube. Wrap the crepe paper around both tubes to cover the rubber bands. Glue down the loose end.

  • 5.

    Imagine the animals and plants you might see on a safari. Use Crayola Gel Markers to draw them on your binoculars. Have fun exploring your pretend jungle-in your back yard, house, or at the park!