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Terri Bose of MakingFriends.com
Kids can make this Patriotic Spinner craft into a great party decoration. Hang them outside and watch them spin! Terri also has other spinner patterns on her site
ComputerColor PrinterWhite IndexGlueCrepe Paper StreamersStringScissorsHole Punch
Cut out the circle on all 5 printed patterns. Each circle is divided into quarters by 3 dotted lines and one solid line. On four of the circles, cut on the solid line to the center of the circle.Crease on the dotted lines, folding printed pattern to the inside. First one way, then the other way.Form a pocket to catch the wind by folding as shown, overlapping one quarter of the circle onto the next quarter.Glue overlap into place.Repeat for the three other slit circles.Glue the four pockets together to create a half ball.Cut streamers to 18". Glue ends around perimeter of the bottom. Glue the 5th circle to the bottom over the streamer ends.Use punch to make 2 holes in the top of the ball about 1/2" from the edge. Feed string through. Tie ends.Hang from tree and watch it spin.
This craft reprinted courtesy of Terri of MakingFriends.com.