Get a closer look at some of the mighty kings of the forest with our Bear Hunt Binoculars Craft tutorial. This simple, at-home activity is a fantastic way to improve fine motor skills while spending time with the family.

Supplies needed:

Book

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – Michael Rosen (optional)

Binoculars:

  1. Toilet paper rolls or two empty cardboard tubes
  2. Washi tape or duct tape
  3. Glue or tape

Map:

  1. Construction paper (brown, white, green and blue)
  2. Cotton Balls or Pom Poms
  3. Mini Popsicle Sticks
  4. Glue
  5. Crayons
  6. Black Marker

Instructions:

Binoculars

  • Cut an inch off the end of the tube first (This will be used as the connecter)
  • Cut the remaining tube in half (This will be either side of the binoculars)
  • Grab the tape and cut off a large enough strip to wrap around the cardboard tube.
  • Cut the strip in half so that it can be divided between the top and bottom of the tube.
  • Place a hole on the outer side of the cardboard tubes
  • Remove a small portion of the circle tube
  • Fold the bottom portions of the cut piece to create flaps
  • Put a small amount of glue on either side of the connecter piece and line it up in the center of the two larger cardboard tubes¬†
  • Grab the yarn and cut off about 1.5 feet of yarn. Fasten each end through the respective holes on the cardboard tubes

Map:

  1. Grab your brown construction
  2. To create grass, cut out a small rectangle from green construction paper. Then cut lots of tiny slits to create the grass and glued it onto my paper.
  3. Take your blue construction paper and make a river.
  4. There are many sections you can do. Grab some glue and make some snowflakes, grab cotton balls or pom-poms and make a swirling snowstorm.
  5. Use the popsicle sticks to make trees. Cut the green construction paper in a triangle shape. Take a dot of glue and place the triangle on the popsicle stick.
  6. Grab white construction paper and make your bear cave.
  7. Use a black marker to create the path.

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