Recycled Kids Crafts: Make a pinwheel


LANGUAGE: English
GROUP: Pre-K +
TIME: Less than 30 Minutes
LEVEL: Easy
CLEANUP: Easy
RECYCLING: Yes



MATERIALS:
  • 1 Toothpick (recycled)
  • 1 Skewer stick (recycled)
  • 2 pieces of paper ( you can use origami paper or cut used wrapping paper into squares)
  • 1 rubber band
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • 3 Beads
  • Optional:
  • Stickers
  • Hot glue gun
  • 2 pony beads

STEPS(S):
  • Put glue on the red paper
  • Attach red paper to the blue paper
  • Valley fold the paper in a diagonal
  • open, and Valley fold again in the opposite diagonal
  • Open and cut 2/3 through the marked lines
  • Put a bit of glue in the center of the paper
  • Now start folding every other corner of the paper into the center
  • Now take the toothpick and attach it to the top of the BBQ stick using a rubber band
  • place two beads as separators on the tooth pick
  • Now place the pinwheel into the tooth pick by poking a whole at the center using the toothpick
  • Place a bead at the end of the toothpick (the bead I used had a snug fit, you might want to secure the bead with glue)
  • Decorate

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