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How to Make a Fidget Spinner
Mister C
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Fidget spinners are great fun - and a toy you can build at home.

How to Make a Fidget Spinner

It’s Time to Fidget

Kids can go to any store and pick one up and fidget all day long.  Fidget spinners are relatively cheap, but for the do-it-yourselfer, fidget spinners are a great toy to build at home. 

Fidget spinners were invented around 1993, but became insanely popular in 2017!  These toys are designed around a ball bearing and typically have two to three additional lobes on the perimeter of the center bearing that create momentum and allow the spinner to spin!  Grab the following materials and build your own fidget spinners!  **Remember, fidget spinners have small parts and young children should be monitored while building and using these toys.  Always be careful when using chemicals such as super glue and use only with adult supervision.


  • Rubberbands
  • Bearings
  • Super Glue
  • Washers
  • Hex Nuts

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