The Build Your Own Microscope Box in the background with the fully built microscope in the foreground. The microscope is turquoise and black.
The Build Your Own Microscope box reads '54 piece cardboard microscope kit, age 8 to adult, less plastic, no glue, no mess, no fuss & 30x magnification'. There are two awards superimposed on the photo. One award is Creative Play Awards 2020 Highly Commended, the other is Dad's Choice Awards 2020 Winner.
A top down image of the microscope. Text bubbles read 'zoom function', '54 high quality cardboard parts' and 'incredible 30x magnification'
A close up of the middle of the microscope. The text bubbles read 'includes 3 specimen trays' and 'illuminate your subject with a smart phone'. Smartphone not included.
A picture of the box and contents. Contents are 5 press out sheets, mirror, 2 lenses and instructions.
A top down view of the microscope with a leaf under the scope. A flower sits in a specimen tray to the side.
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  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A top down image of the microscope. Text bubbles read 'zoom function', '54 high quality cardboard parts' and 'incredible 30x magnification'
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A close up of the middle of the microscope. The text bubbles read 'includes 3 specimen trays' and 'illuminate your subject with a smart phone'. Smartphone not included.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A picture of the box and contents. Contents are 5 press out sheets, mirror, 2 lenses and instructions.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A top down view of the microscope with a leaf under the scope. A flower sits in a specimen tray to the side.

Build Your Own Microscope

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£20.00
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This fully-functioning microscope is easy to assemble & everything you need is provided in the kit. 

If you'd like to explore in the garden, remove the microscope lens tubes & place them in the detachable, handheld adaptor so you can take it with you! 

Features: 

  • Slot-together cardboard construction
  • 30x magnification
  • Fun, educational and supports STEAM

Includes: 

  • 54 press out parts
  • 1 x mylar mirror
  • 2 x high quality acrylic lenses
  • 3 x specimen trays
  • Focusing dial
  • Built-in periscope
  • Removable magnifier for on-the-go exploring
  • Full instructions 

Additional Information: 

  • Packaging: 299 x 220 x 44 mm, 600g
  • Recommended age 8+ 
  • Winner of Dad's Choice Awards 2020
  • 'Highly commended' in Creative Play Awards 2020
  • Made using high-quality sustainable cardboards & minimal plastics
  • Designed in the UK