Binocular Cartoon Characters


Materials required:

  1. A3 or A2 (thicker than 200g) white paper for the base (in the images above an A3 was used on the left and an A2 on the right).

  2. Pre cut x2 white paper strips per child (for the arms). Use an A3 page (if you use an A3 page for the base) or an A2 page (if you use an A2 page for the base) and cut 2- 4cm wide strips down the length of the page

  3. X2 paper cups (smaller size for an A3 base and normal size cups for an A2 base)

  4. Scissors

  5. Pencil

  6. Pastel crayons

  7. Stapler

  8. Glue

  9. Thin brush for glue

  10. Thick brush for the background

  11. Jug of water

  12. Watercolour paint

  13. Wool/ yarn

  14. Plate (to trace the face with), double check the size of the plate that you require when

    you test the craft

  15. Hand towel to dry the brush and to clean painted fingers

  16. Black Koki/ permanent marker

step by step

Scared that you will forget some of the steps? Download and print a step by step  "cheat sheet" to keep handy whilst presenting your class. Download the PDF here. 

TIP: punch a hole through the bottom of the cup before the class. If they children punch it through with scissors they can easily hurt themselves.