Penny Paper Spinners
Put your lucky penny to good use in the form of a colorful Paper Spinner! This fun DIY fidget toy comes in handy on trips and relaxed summer days.
1 With a No. 2 pencil, trace the bottom of disposable cup onto construction paper.
2 Cut out circle.
3 Create designs on circle with colored pencils and markers.
4 Trace circle onto thin cardboard box.
5 Cut out circle.
6 Glue designed circle onto cardboard circle. Dry 1–2 hours.
7 Ask an adult to cut a small slit in disc with craft knife.
8 Lightly push penny into slit with equal penny exposed on top and bottom.
9 Ask an adult to secure the penny to the bottom of the cardboard using a hot glue gun.
10 Spin, spin, spin!
CIY Staff Tips:
This project uses a craft knife and hot glue gun. Adult assistance required.
Experiment with different patterns to create mesmerizing effects!