Paper Craft: Colourful Spinning Top

Here’s an activity that will take you for a trip down memory lane! Remember the paper craft colourful spinning top that you used to play with when you were a child? How about reminiscing a little bit and building one from scratch with your child? Watch a stream of hypnotic colours spin and defy gravity with this amazing paper craft activity! Are you ready for a spin?

This activity will:

  • Teach your child about colours
  • Boost your child’s confidence and creative skills
  • Keep your child away from the TV/smartphone

Materials You’ll Need:
  1. Coloured Papers
  2. Toothpick
  3. Glue
  4. A pair of scissors
  5. Scale
  6. Sketch Pen
Instructions for Paper Craft Colourful Spinning Top:
  1. Draw parallel lines on coloured papers.
  2. Cut them out in strips
  3. Glue the strips and spin them around the toothpick
  4. Repeat  it with  all the colours

Ready, Steady, Spin!

Wasn’t that a fun paper craft activity? Add different colours and make paper tops using origami to give your child a complete understanding on how it balances and spins until it yields to gravity!

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90% of a child’s permanent foundation for brain development occurs in the early years according to Rauch Foundation. An overuse of gadgets can only stunt this growth and cause a negative impact on the child’s overall development.
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Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!

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