Pirate Telescope

15 minutes This should take about 15 mins

You will need:

  • Cardboard tube (from clingfilm)
  • Cardboard tube (from aluminium foil)
  • Coloured A4 card
  • Sticky tape
  • Paint
  • Brushes

Remember to ask a Grown-up for help.

What to do:

Step 1

Paint your tubes in any colour you like.

Step 2

Let the tubes dry and cut out three strips out using your coloured card.

Step 3

Wrap the strips around one end of the thinner tube and both ends of the thicker one and stick them down using sticky tape.

Step 4

Put the thinner tube inside the thicker one. Decorate your telescope however you like using stickers or glitter.

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