See-Through Pinwheels

See-Through Pinwheels craft

Harness the energy of the wind! Supercharge pinwheel power with Crayola creativity anytime, anywhere.

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    Pinwheels are fun to blow indoors, and for parades, picnics, reunions, or other outdoor events. The same technology that makes these festive pinwheels work helps to generate energy around the world.

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    Cut the pinwheel. With Crayola® Scissors, cut a clear vinyl sheet into a square. Cut a diagonal slit from each corner toward the center of the square. Leave an uncut area in the center.

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    Decorate the fins. With Crayola Washable Window Markers, decorate one side of the pinwheel. Add color highlights with Crayola Twistables.

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    With the help of an adult, poke a hole with a thumbtack or pushpin thorough the four tips created by the slits. Poke a hole through the center of the square, too. Use the tack to pick up each corner in turn, sliding the hole on the tack. Poke the tack wit

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    Decorate a cover. Shape white Crayola Model Magic to make a decorative cover for the top of the thumbtack. Air-dry the cover.

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    Decorate the Model Magic cover with your Washable Window Markers. Air-dry and you’re ready to go for a spin!