Binoculars & Bird Puzzle

Make these adorable binoculars and lets go on an adventure after class and see what we can find! What do you see? Big and small..


Materials required:

  1. Wool or string

  2. Pasta with a hole (like macaroni or penne)

  3. Pieces of straw (+-2cm)

  4. Embroidery needle

  5. A4 cardboard

  6. Craft knife, steel ruler & cutting board

  7. Glue (we used wood/craft glue that we decanted into glass jars. If you close the jars, you can reuse them again and again). Remember to wash your brushes with soap after using them for glue.

  8. Paint brush

  9. Jar of water

  10. Watercolour paint or acrylic ink mixed with water

  11. Hand towel, to dry the brush & artwork and to clean painted fingers

  12. Pastel crayons

  13. Stickers (optional)

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.

Bird Puzzle Printout. Remember that older kids can draw their own bird drawing.


Go outside & see what you can discover using your

brand new binoculars!