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DIY Kaleidoscopes for Rainy Days!

I can vividly recall one of my most favourite childhood toys – a kaleidoscope; essentially just a basic tube whose inner galaxy of gaudy gems provided ages of rapt absorption. Fast-forward to today and I can’t think of a better way to keep my own tots mesmerised for a good chunk of mum-respite. Or hoovering. (So it turns out being a kid is way more interesting than we once imagined adulthood to be.) In any case, this super-simple, cheapie tutorial on kaleidoscope-making is actually loads of fun to do with older kiddos, and littlies will be just as blown away by the final product.

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