How to Make Color Wheel Spinning Toys Craft Idea for Kids

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This is a good arts and crafts activity to teach kids about colors (and it is a lot of fun to play with). Kids will be so surprised when they find out that when they spin the toys, the colorful rainbow of colors turns into a charcoal gray. You can teach kids a little bit of science and lit bit of art with the use of this crafts project. Have fun.

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How to Make Color Wheel Spinning Toys Craft Idea for Kids



How to Make Color Wheel Spinning Toys Craft Idea for Kids

Crafts Materials Needed

– Cardboard
-String
-Crayons or Paint
-Scissors

Step 1



Take a piece of white cardboard, and from it cut a circle about 3 inches across.



Take a piece of white cardboard, and from it cut a circle about 3 inches across.

Step 2



Now from the middle of this cut another circle about 3/4 inches across.



Now from the middle of this cut another circle about 3/4 inches across.


Step 3



Divide the circle into 7 equal parts, and paint or crayon the sections with the colors of the rainbow



Divide the circle into 7 equal parts, and paint or crayon the sections with the colors of the rainbow : red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.

Step 4



When this is dry, make a large loop of string and put it through the round hole of the card.



When this is dry, make a large loop of string and put it through the round hole of the card.

How to Play With Your New Color Wheel Spinning Toy

Now hold the ends of the loop one in each hand. Now if you turn the string at one end as if you were turning a skipping rope, and then suddenly pull it tight, your card will revolve very rapidly, and you will find that instead of a colored card you have what appears to be a light grey one. This is really a little piece of science, for it shows that the white light about us is really made up of the different colors of the rainbow.

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Here is our video on how to make a Color Wheel Spinning Toy

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2 Comments

  1. Jason

    08.20.2011

    This trick didnt work for us

  2. tejal palwankar

    02.15.2013

    i liked it

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