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Safari fun at home

Duration: any

Age: toddler, child

Skill for Bub: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind Builder

summary:

An imaginative way for kids to go on a jungle safari at home.

Your child will have fun testing their hand/eye coordination skills with this homemade version of hide and seek.

Here’s all you need:Safari Fun Binoculars

  • Toilet paper rolls or paper towel rolls
  • Paints and brushes, or crayons
  • Craft glue or sticky tape or stapler
  • Hole punch
  • Piece of string or ribbon

Get started:

  1. Collect 2 toilet paper rolls or cut a paper towel roll in half and have kids decorate with paints or crayons as they please.
  2. Sticky tape or staple the paper rolls together down the length of the rolls. A stapler should only be used by an adult.
  3. Make a  hole on the outside of each paper rolls at the top of the binoculaurs.
  4. Run string or ribbon through both holes and tie a knot to secure.
  5. Hide animal drawings or animal crackers all over the home and put on your backpacks, hats etc and off you go for a safari hunt.

*Remember in the outdoor Safari you’ll need to drink plenty of water and put on your sunscreen!

Our tip – Make the giraffe, zebra and elephant animal characters and use these as part of your wild safari.