Make a telescope
Get crafty and build your own telescope to look for birds, treetops, and even stars in the night sky, simply using cardboard tubes and lenses from old reading glasses.
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Cheap reading glasses from discount stores can be obtained for just a few £.
Children can use their telescopes to look at any distant objects. Contrast sightings and observations with those obtained using a hand lens.