DIY Preschool Safari Crafts Binoculars

Make these fun DIY preschool safari crafts binoculars for your next adventure with your little kids! It’s a quick & easy kids project using things that you probably already have around the house. And of course don’t forget to add this idea to your next preschool safari theme! 

collage of DIY binoculars images with text: DIY Preschool Binoculars Safari CraftThe little guy and I have been having a blast lately working on lots of awesome preschool safari crafts.

preschooler sitting at table ready to make safari binoculars

This week, we made DIY preschool safari crafts binoculars and let’s just say that he totally loved it. We used craft rolls and washi tape and of course spent lots of time creating our really colorful binoculars.  

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preschooler adding decorative tape to cardboard tube
Safari is for sure a great theme for preschoolers. It’s just a little wild and there’s a lot of adventure. After all, the grasslands are home to lots of truly magnificent animals!

preschool wrapping decorative tape around cardboard tube
From the intriguing zebras and elephants to the dangerous lions, going on safari means getting up close and personal with some of the most amazing mammals in the world. 

preschooler attaching together two decorated cardboard tubes
Your little kids will definitely fall in love with this preschool monthly theme. Are you ready to get started? 

DIY Preschool Safari Crafts Binoculars

preschooler taping together two decorated cardboard tubes to make binoculars
What you’ll need

preschooler adding tape to cardboard tube
Here’s how to do it

  • Cover the two craft rolls with washi tape. There’s really no right or wrong way to do this. The little guy and I actually worked on it together. And with Washi tape, you really don’t even need scissors because it tears so easily. 
  • Tape the two craft rolls together. If you prefer, you could also use glue.  

preschooler adding tape to DIY safari binoculars
Are you looking for free printable safari theme preschool worksheets to go with this activity? You can find them here

Like I said, it’s quick & easy. And let’s not forget about the fact that it’s an excellent activity for encouraging fine motor skills.

preschooler looking through DIY binoculars and smiling
Manipulating the tape, tearing it and then wrapping the tape around the craft roll requires your little kids to focus and choosing how to decorate their binoculars means using creative thinking and problem-solving skills.

DIY binoculars on table
There are also lots of opportunities for pretend play. The little guy and I used our binoculars to explore and to check out what was around us!  DIY binoculars on white background
More safari theme activities:

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Make A Paper Bag Puppet Lion Craft for Kids
Paper Plate Lion Preschool Safari Craft
Preschool Safari Crafts Beads Activities for Little Kids
Preschool Safari Activities Migration Invitation to Create Process Art Experience
4 Quick & Easy Safari Preschool Monthly Theme Ideas for Little Kids
20+ Really Awesome Safari Craft for Kids

preschooler looking through DIY binoculars
Our favorites from Usborne Books & More:

Colorful World: Safari*
That’s Not My Zebra*
That’s Not My Lion*
That’s Not My Elephant*
That’s Not My Giraffe

preschooler looking into DIY binoculars
Don’t forget to stop by next week if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to with our Family & Pets theme. And if you missed this year’s preschool homeschool space post, you can check it out here.

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collage of DIY binoculars images with text: DIY Safari Binoculars Kids Craft