How do you make a kaleidoscope for preschoolers?

Cut three strips of cardboard that are 1 inch wide and almost as long as the tube you are using. Cover each strip with foil. This will create the kaleidoscope effect when the kids look inside! Almost done!

How do you make a kaleidoscope in easy steps?


  1. Draw an eight-by-four inch rectangle on a clear plastic report cover.
  2. Fold the plastic along the lines to form a triangular shape.
  3. Slide the triangle into the cardboard and create your peephole.
  4. Cut out a four-inch square of plastic wrap.
  5. Fill the pouch with beads, sequins, and confetti.

What are the three simple materials used to make a kaleidoscope?

Silver tape / aluminum foil / mirrored foil. Recycled paper tube. Recycled clear plastic packaging. Tape.

How do you make a kaleidoscope out of paper towels?

Cut the piece of scrapbook paper so it is as long as the paper towel roll and wide enough to wrap all the way around the roll. Attach paper to the paper towel roll with tape. Then point the kaleidoscope toward a window and spin it to see the different colors and reflections!

How do you make a kaleidoscope without a mirror?

What materials do you need to make a homemade kaleidoscope?

  1. 2 empty toilet paper rolls or 1 empty paper towel roll.
  2. 1 plastic shot glass or condiment cup that fits into the end of the tube.
  3. a variety of clear plastic beads.
  4. aluminum foil.
  5. scrap cardboard (use a cereal box)
  6. scissors.
  7. clear tape.
  8. masking tape.

How do you make a kaleidoscope with a picture?

How to Make DIY Kaleidoscope Photos Under $10 / August 14, 2018

  1. Step 1: Get 3 equal sized mirrors.
  2. Step 2: Tape them together in a pyramid.
  3. Step 3: Hold the pyramid up against your camera lens or phone lens.

How do you make a kaleidoscope with paper towel rolls?

How do you make a kaleidoscope without mirrors and toilet paper?

How do you make a kaleidoscope out of aluminum foil?

Stick some tinfoil onto the card stock, shiny side facing out. Make three folds (so that you have four sections) in your foil-covered cards. Put glue along one side and fold the cards into “triangular tubes.” Glue them shut and wait for them to dry. While the glue dries, cut little circles out of plastic bags.

How do you make a kaleidoscope with a paper towel roll?

How do you make a kaleidoscope with a Pringles can?

Roll up your shiny paper or mirror paper to insert into the inside of the Pringles can, with the shiny side exposed inside the can. Cut as needed to make it fit. Use a piece of tape or glue to adhere it on the inside. With markers, sequins and glue, decorate the inside of the plastic lid.