Telescope Spotting Game

Using a homemade telescope, kids play a fun game that hones their artistic imaginative and memory skills. This game can be played with friends and family alike!

  1. Ages: 3 - 8

  2. 30 minutes - 1 hour

  3. A little messy

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Make a simple telescope using a tube (such as a paper towel tube), or layer different sized cups.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Start the game by painting a picture on a series of pieces of paper.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Have the child look at what they've created through the telescope and memorize the painted scene.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    Blindfold the kid and make a small change to the painted scene.


  • Done!

    Take the blindfold off, have the kid look through the telescope again and find the change that was made. Repeat!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

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