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Thursday, September 9, 2021

DIY Paper Spinners + 10 Free Kids Craft Printables

Color up some STEM fun with these Free Printable Penny Paper Spinners!

DIY Paper Spinners

This month's Totally Free Printables theme is all about the printable crafts for kids! We've got 10 creative, fun, and FREE printables to keep kids busy. My contribution to the collection is Paper Spinners, and hope you have a ton of fun with it! All of the printables in this collection are a hit with kids of all ages, and I hope you enjoy them just as much as we did putting them together!


DIY Paper Spinners

Download and print the paper spinner template on regular copy paper or cardstock. Color the patterns in with colored pencilscrayons, or markers. The more colorful, the better!

DIY Paper Spinners

Use scissors to carefully cut both of the circles out by following the outer guidelines. 

DIY Paper Spinners

Use some paper adhesive to stick one of the circles down on a piece of cardstock, kraft board, or cardboard.

DIY Paper Spinners

Carefully cut the glued circle out with scissors. Turn the paper over and glue the other colored paper circle onto the other side.

DIY Paper Spinners

Use a craft knife or poke the end of the scissors through the guideline in the center of one of the circles. Be VERY careful so you don't cut yourself!! Adults should definitely complete this step for younger children.

Grab a penny and fit it into the cut line in the paper spinner. Push the penny halfway through so that the paper is sitting on the center of it.

DIY Paper Spinners

Now for the fun! Hold the penny between your thumb and finger and make it spin like a top! It's so cool to see the colors blending at the edges while it spins. When you want to change things up, turn the paper spinner over and watch the other pattern spin.

Not only are paper spinners a lot of fun, but it's also a great STEM craft! Kids can learn first-hand all about force and motion while spinning their colorful paper spinners.

DIY Paper Spinners

I hope you have a lot of fun making your own colorful paper spinners! As always, I would love to see your creations. Share your paper spinners on InstagramFacebook, or leave a comment/photo on the project pin on Pinterest with the hashtag #afmcrafts!

(FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY)

Some things you should know before downloading:
*Artsy-Fartsy Mama printables are for PERSONAL USE ONLY (okay for home, school & libraries).
*You may NOT modify, sell, redistribute, or claim the design as your own.
*Please do not remove the credits/watermarks.
*If you'd like to share this project, you may use ONE photo and credit must be given to Artsy-Fartsy Mama and linked back to this post.

10 Totally Free Kids Craft Printables

Which kids craft printables are you most excited about? I think they are all going to be so much fun!!
Download each of the free printables by clicking through the links below.

1. Space Coloring Pages - Creatively Beth
2. Paper Spinners - Artsy-Fartsy Mama (you are here)
3. Ocean Sewing Cards & Play Dough Mat - Hello Creative Family
4. Halloween Dice Game - Tried & True Creative
5. Origami Animals - Kara Creates
6. Halloween Paper Dolls - Everyday Party Magazine
7. Zoo Finger Puppets - Crafting in the Rain

I hope that you have a wonderful time using these printables! If you use any, we'd love to see them!
Please share your projects on Instagram, and use the hashtag #TotallyFreePrintables.

Did you miss our past collections? Grab all of the Totally Free Printables here!

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Free Printable Penny Paper Spinners

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  1. I just found your site and I love it! I'm trying to print something but its password protected.

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