Paper Pinwheel

Paper Pinwheel Craft

A summer favourite! Learn how to make a pinwheel out of patterned cardstock, then let the DIY Paper Pinwheel spin around & round.




Supplies Needed: Crayola Washable Stamper Markers, Crayola Scissors, Cardstock, Ruler, Brass Fasteners, Hole Punch, Paper Straw



  • 1.

    Cut out a 6" x 6" section of cardstock

  • 2.

    Create designs on the cardstock using the stamper markers

  • 3.

    Fold the bottom right corner to the top left corner, creating a triangle. Unfold.

  • 4.

    Fold the bottom left corner to the top right corner, creating a triangle. Unfold.

  • 5.

    Cut a 3” slit from each corner toward the center.

  • 6.

    Punch a hole in the corner to the right of the first slit. Rotate counterclockwise and repeat until each side has a hole punch.

  • 7.

    Use brass fastener to create a small slit in center of cardstock.

  • 8.

    Fold punched corners to the center so holes overlap. Hold in place and insert brass fastener, flattening legs to hold pinwheel in place.

  • 9.

    Flatten the end of straw and punch hole 1/2” from the end.

  • 10.

    Place fastener through the hole in the straw and flatten legs to hold in place.

  • 11.

    Blow pinwheel & watch it spin!