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DIY Paper Spinners


Turn cardboard and string into twirly, whirly fun using CRAYOLA Markers and Colored Pencils. Learn how to make Paper Spinners today!


CRAYOLA Construction Paper
CRAYOLA Colored Pencils
CRAYOLA Glue Stick
CRAYOLA Scissors
Circular Object

1.For each Paper Spinner, trace 2 circles around the bottom of a large circular object onto construction paper.

2.Draw designs inside the circles with markers and colored pencils.

3.Cut out circles with scissors.

4.Place a circle onto a piece of scrap cardboard and trace.

5.Ask an adult to help cut out the cardboard disc.

6.Attach a circle to each side of the cardboard disc with glue stick.

7.Ask an adult to make two holes in the center of the cardboard disc, about 1/2″ apart.

8.Cut a piece of string approximately 30” long.

9.Thread string ends through the holes in the cardboard disc. Tie together.

10.Center the disc on the string. Hold the ends and “flip” the disc repeatedly (like a jump rope) to wind up the spinner. Quickly stretch the string to watch it swirl and twirl!

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