Have you ever wanted to make your own DIY fidget spinner? Well today we have a super easy and simple fidget spinner idea for you to make with the kids or as a gift. Fidget spinners can be super fun and they don’t have to cost much to make at all!
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What Is A Fidget Spinner?
A Fidget spinner is a small toy or object which has the ability to spin. It’s something kids enjoy playing with and as describes, allows children to fidget and have fun when they need something to do with their hands.
When Did Fidget Spinners Come Out?
Fidget spinners first came out in 1993, however they began to trend officially around 2017 and became super popular around the world. These mini fidget spinners are great for kids aged 6 plus.
Supplies Needed To Make A Fidget Spinner
To make this easy and simple DIY Fidget Spinner you will need a safety pin and a mixture of colorful beads. You may also want a gift bag if you are making these as gifts.
- Safety Pins
- Plastic Tri beads
- Organza Gift bag
How To Make A Very Easy Fidget Spinner
To make these fidget spinners you don’t need many supplies. In fact, you simply need some safety pins and plastic beads.
Choose the correct color beads that you desire for your fidget spinner. Making these with a child is a great activity and allows them to make choices about color as well as build fine motor skills.
Once you have threaded the beads onto your fidget spinner you can close the safety pin and place it into a bag for safe keeping.
Fidget Spinners For Saint Patricks Day
You can make different colored fidget spinners as gifts. You may want t make a green fidget spinner for Saint Patricks Day. Place them into a green organza bag as a gift!
Fidget Spinners For Christmas
We made Christmas themed Fidget Spinners and gave them to family members for Christmas. Green and red beads made these festive and fun.
So what are you waiting for? Enjoy making your own mini fidget spinners today!
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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.