Inspire and engage young imaginations with our Build Your Own refractor telescope.
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Please note: Orders for our Telescope will be dispatched on 6th December – still plenty of time before Christmas!
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🥈 2020 Independent Toy Awards – SILVER (STEM Category) 🥈
Get inspired with our Build Your Own cardboard telescope kit. The box contains everything you need to start exploring our world and beyond. Follow the detailed instructions, press out the pre-cut parts and add the lenses and mirror to build a fully functioning refractor telescope!
You’ll be amazed at what you can see with the 16x magnification! Use the integrated spotting sight to line up your telescope, adjust the angle and focus tube and everything will become clear.
Made using sustainable cardboards and minimal plastics, we have tried our best to create a product that is not only fun and engaging to use, but also environmentally responsible.
- Slot together mess free construction – No glue needed
- Perfect family time activity
- Use in the day to explore your world
- Use at night to explore the sky
- Incredible 16x magnification
- Real glass optic lens
- Sliding focus tube
- Angle finder
- Built-in spotting sight
- Includes safety lens caps
- High quality sustainable cardboard
- Full instructions included
- Designed in the UK
- Fun, educational and supports STEAM
- Age 8+
Our customers say…
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Brilliant idea! “Bought this for my sons 10th birthday as a last minute extra and I am so pleased that I did. Its brilliant! Easy to assemble with clear instructions and the telescope works so well we could see very clearly. I will definitely be buying this for a few of his friends birthday gifts!” Amazon Customer
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ brilliantly designed product “my 15 year old son spent a few mins putting the telescope together, following the very clear instructions . We are very impressed how well it works and have used it to look at the moon and study the wildlife including finding birds singing in the trees!!! Best lock down purchase so far !!!” Adrian
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Easy to assemble and works BRILLIANTLY! “This was a gift for my nephew and now it’s his favourite toy. He put it together all by himself (he’s 10) and that evening he was amazed whilst looking at the night sky. We love the fact that it is also a zero plastic product, something which was not lost on my nephew! Its incredible quality and the instructions are so clearly written and easy to follow. I think the fact the child builds it themselves means they get a lot more use out if it. He’s using the telescope every night and doesn’t look like the novelty will ware off! worth every penny and highly recommended!” jen41
⭐⭐⭐⭐ Make your own telescope. “This was a great little time filler for both my son and nephew. We did find, however that two pairs of hands were needed with certain parts and a little tape to hold the mirror in place.” Elaine
|Dimensions||36 × 25 × 5 cm|