Patriotic Spinner

Red, White and Blue spinner kids can make.

Kids can make this Patriotic Spinner craft into a great family party decoration. In 2020 when many of our celebrations are suspended, decorations like these spinners are a great way to share your patriotism with all who pass your home. Hang them outside and watch them spin!


Upon welcoming Vermont and Kentucky—states 14 and 15—into the union, a new version of the flag was created that had 15 stars and 15 stripes.

  • Computer
  • Color Printer
  • White Index
  • Glue
  • Crepe Paper Streamers
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Hole Punch
  1. 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.
  2.  Crease on the dotted lines, folding printed pattern to the inside. First one way, then the other way.
  3.  Form a pocket to catch the wind by folding as shown, overlapping one quarter of the circle onto the next quarter.
  4.  Glue overlap into place.Repeat for the three other slit circles.
  5.  Glue the four pockets together to create a half ball.
  6.  Cut streamers to 18″. Glue ends around perimeter of the bottom. Glue the 5th circle to the bottom over the streamer ends.
  7.  Use punch to make 2 holes in the top of the ball about 1/2″ from the edge. Feed string through. Tie ends.
  8.  Hang from tree and watch it spin.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

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