Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

kids maple leaf wind whirler

This project is intended for kids ages 5+.
Step 1

First, click here to download and print the template; then cut out the pieces. Set aside.

Step 2

On a white paper plate, draw lines across the plate dividing it like a pie.

Step 3

Paint the wedges alternating red and white. Let dry.

Step 4

Beginning at the outer edge of the plate, cut into the plate in a spiral, ending in the middle, rotating the plate as you cut to make your whirler.

Step 5

ADULT: Holding the middle of the plate, punch a hole, thread yarn through the hole and tie a knot.

Step 6

Trace your template onto construction paper. Cut out the shape.

Step 7

ADULT: Punch a hole in the top and bottom of the shape.

Step 8

Attach the whirler to the bottom of the shape. Thread some yarn through the top hole, loop and tie to make a hanger.

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