DIY Paper Spinner

Crayola CIY DIY Paper Spinners

Turn cardboard & string in to colourful twirly, whirly fun!



Supplies: Crayola Construction Paper, Crayola Markers, Crayola Coloured Pencils, Crayola Scissors, Crayola Glue Stick, Circular object to trace, Cardboard, String,


  • 1.

    Trace two circles from the bottom of a large can onto Crayola Construction Paper.

  • 2.

    Draw designs inside the circles with Crayola Markers and Crayola Coloured Pencils. Cut them out with Crayola Scissors.

  • 3.

    Place one of the construction paper circles onto a piece of scrap cardboard and trace. Ask an adult to help cut out the cardboard discs.

  • 4.

    Attach the paper circles to the sides of the cardboard disc with Crayola Glue Stick.

  • 5.

    Ask an adult to make two holes in the center of the cardboard disc, about half an inch apart.

  • 6.

    Cut a piece of string approximately 30 inches long. Thread the ends of the string through the holes in the cardboard disc and tie the ends together.

  • 7.

    PLAY: Slide the cardboard disc to the midway point of the string. Holding the ends of the string, “flip” the disc repeatedly (like a jump rope) to wind up the Paper Spinner. Then stretch the string tightly and watch your designs swirl and twirl!