Paper telescope for kids to look up stars

Paper telescope for kids to look up stars

For this craft you will need a punch or a burin, the downloadable template, a few cardboard tubes and some paint. Paint the tubes and cut out a piece of a black plastic bag, using the template as a guide. You should then glue the constellation disc to the plastic and use the punch to drill the constellation. Afterwards, you can stick the plastic with the disc to the tube and enjoy the stars looking through it.

To make this craft, you’ll need:

  • Downloadable template
  • A4 size paper for printing
  • Scissors
  • White pencil
  • Glue stick
  • Dark bag or construction paper
  • Ice pick or awl for punching holes
  • 6 cardboard tubes from paper towel rolls
  • Poster paints
  • Egg cartons for mixing paints
  • Thick paint brush
  • Masking tape
  • Black marker

Step by Step

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Painting 1Painting
Cut Out 2Cut Out
Outling 3Outling
Cut Out 4Cut Out
Cut Out 5Cut Out
Paste 6Paste
Hole punching 7Hole punching
Assembly  8Assembly 
Drawing 9Drawing
Viewing 10Viewing

Craft video

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