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Paper Cup Telephones

Updated: Sep 2, 2019

Paper cup telephones is a very simple, fun, and quick activity to set up!



What you’ll need:

  • Paper Cups

  • Fun stickers

  • Colorful markers

  • String

  • Scissors

  • 2 small beads


3 Easy Steps:

  • Start by letting your children decorate the paper cups with stickers and colorful markers

  • Once the cups are nicely decorated, cut a small slit in the base of the cups in the center using the scissors

  • Thread the end of a long piece of string inside and tie a small bead to the end to stop it sliding back out through the hole


Now let the fun begin!

Now your kids can communicate using the cups they designed! For best results, keep the string tight!

How is this beneficial for my child?

Teach your children that when they speak through the cup, it sends the sound of their voice into the bottom of the cup. The sound travels through the waves of the string until it reaches the bottom of the other cup. In return, it sends the sound up the other cup to the listener’s ear!


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