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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Summer Crafts-- Pinwheels

Thursday, June 11, 2009
Pinwheels are a great activity for kids to make during the summers. The bright colors and spinning of the spiked disc is representative of the sun.

Materials Needed:
  • A square piece of construction paper
  • Thin wooden dowel
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Push pin
Instructions:

  1. Fold your square corner to corner and then unfold.
  2. Make a pencil mark about 1/3 of the way from center
  3. Cut along fold lines stopping at pencil mark
  4. Bring every other point into the center and stick a pin through all four points.
  5. Stick the pin in the wood dowel.
These are abridged instructions for the full text of the instructions go to leslietryon.com.
Take the time to do these crafts and spend the time with your kids.

Blessed Be!

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