Build your own pinwheel with a Grab and Go Kit from Ipswich Libraries.

Recommended ages: 5+ with parental supervision or assistance

Time to complete this project: approximately 30 minutes to one hour

Collect a kit: kits were available to collect between Monday 21st September and Friday 2 October. If you were unable to collect a kit you can still make this at home by downloading the instructions and gathering the following materials:

  • a 15 x 15 cm square of light weight card 
  • 2 small circles of card 
  • a hole punch
  • a pipe cleaner
  • a stick
  • a few pieces of coloured card

Download the Instructions

Additional items you will need:  

  • pencil
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • stapler
  • coloured pens or pencils

Once you’ve collected your materials follow the instructions OR watch the video tutorial where we guide you step by step through the construction process. Stop and start as you need and pick up extra tips and tricks to complete your pinwheel.



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