Nothing says space theme quite like a telescope craft! Your preschooler will love using their telescope all throughout their unit study, while exploring artistic expression and dramatic play.
I’m always on the hunt for new toilet paper roll crafts and activities for my kids. I’m not the most eco-friendly person in the world, but I do try. At the very least, I strive to get more than one use out of things.
While this might not be the most involved telescope in the world, it’s perfect for preschoolers. Plus, it wasn’t a craft that I wanted to police or guide my son too much on. I told him we were going to make a telescope for our moon journal study, and handed him some paint, glitter, glue, and a toilet paper roll.
Done, and done!
It was everything I could have hoped for in a preschool space craft!
WHILE YOU’RE PLANNING YOUR SPACE THEME:
- Check out my Space Unit here. (Use code SPACE25 for 25% off) If you join my Preschool Program Membership, you’ll get a major discount on all past Unit Studies, and 2 brand new units included each month!
- Here are 25 Space Activities for your Preschooler’s Space theme!
- Here’s a list of Space Books for Toddlers & Preschoolers
- Here are 25 Space Crafts for your Preschooler
- Here’s a list of 16 Fun & Delicious Space-Themed Snacks for your Kids
- Here are some fun Space Facts for Kids
- Solar System in Motion Song for Preschoolers
Space Activities & Crafts We’ve Done at the Moore Homestead:
- Planet Suncatchers
- Planet Puppets Printable
- Fizzing Planets
- Moon Rock Exploration (with Printable Worksheet)
- Asteroid Toss Activity for Toddlers & Preschoolers
- I-Spy Space Busy Bag (with Printable)
- Rocket Name Building Activity
- Edible Constellations Activity
- Space Playdough Invitation to Play
- Space Sensory Bin
- Solar System Match Worksheet Set
- Paper Plate Planets Craft
- What Makes Night Science Exploration
- Moon Observation Journal Astronomy Study for Kids
- Moon Phases Oreo Worksheet for Preschoolers
- Smash the Moon Rocks Activity
- Space Coloring Book for Preschoolers
- Astronaut Dramatic Play Station (+ Printable Bundle)
Telescope Craft for Preschoolers (Toilet Paper Roll Craft)
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