Make Your Own Virtual Reality Glasses

Enjoy rock climbing on the other side of the world, skydiving, and deep sea fishing—all without leaving your apartment in Phoenix, Arizona. Virtual reality is an incredible experience that’s entering homes all across the country. It’s available for mobile devices, video game consoles, and there are even virtual reality centers that you can visit to experience it around the country. No matter what your choice to experience this new or alternate reality is, a world where in the blink of an eye you can be in the middle of an ocean or desert, there’s always cost to factor in: How much are you willing to pay to put yourself inside of a 3-Dimensional world?


There are actually a few affordable options when it comes to virtual reality. Today, Liv Ahwatukee Blog is sharing information on how you can make your own pair of virtual reality glasses.


You’ll need:

  1. Two 45mm biconvex lenses
  2. Four strips of VELCRO
  3. A Cardboard shoe box
  4. Scissors
  5. Glue stick


For full instructions, a print-out design, and detailed images, check out After you’ve made your pair of glasses, download the Google Cardboard App for an awesome experience.


Virtual reality is becoming more and more popular, and each year it’s getting better. With new and improved technology every year, better graphics, and more affordable solutions, it’s a great time to take advantage and enjoy this ground-breaking experience. Virtual reality puts us inside of an environment, an experience, that seems so real it’s as though we are actually there. Whether you’re using it for entertainment purposes or training for a new job, it looks like we’ll be seeing this technology around a lot more often and for years to come.


What’s your favorite thing about virtual reality? Have you made your own virtual reality glasses? Thanks for reading!