String Telephone

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String Telephone

Have your child create a telephone out of string and plastic cups! Cut a hole in the bottom of two plastic cups and tie a long string to them. Have your child hold the cup to their ear in another room while you speak into your cup from a different room. Have them tell you a story through the phone!

Estimated Time: 20 minutes

Materials: Plastic cups, scissors, and string

Subject: Imagination

About this resource

Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Home

Intended audience(s):
  • Parents / Family

Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
  • Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)

Reviewed: 2021
English title: String Telephone