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Create the perfect accessory for outdoor adventures!
These bee-noculars are perfect for little ones to take with them while out and about. The adorable bee design makes them a fun toy, and of course, they'll be better able to see the wonderful world of bugs, plants, and rocks around them!

Posted by Diane H. from American Fork, Utah, United States • Published See Diane H.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a toy. Bee Noculars - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by cutting out the following:
    1. A yellow piece of paper cut to 4 1/2"x 8"
    2. Three strips of black paper cut to 1/4" by 8".
    3. Two antennae-shaped black pieces.
    4. 2 wing-shaped white pieces.

  • How to make a toy. Bee Noculars - Step 2
    Step 2

    Glue the 2 toilet paper tubes together. Allow to dry.

  • How to make a toy. Bee Noculars - Step 3
    Step 3

    Wrap the tubes with the yellow paper and glue it down. The paper will overlap at the back for easy gluing.

  • How to make a toy. Bee Noculars - Step 4
    Step 4

    Lay out each of the black strips and put a line of glue on them. The, glue them to the yellow paper. You want to leave about 1/3 of the space without stripes. This is for the face.

  • How to make a toy. Bee Noculars - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add the face by gluing 2 wiggle eyes to the front, then drawing on features with a marker.

  • How to make a toy. Bee Noculars - Step 6
    Step 6

    Next, fold each wing over approximately 1/4". Glue each wing to the body of the bee.

  • How to make a toy. Bee Noculars - Step 7
    Step 7

    Last, use the hole punch to make a hole on each side of the bee and string the yarn through. Tie off the ends, and take your bee-noculars out for an adventure!

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