This fun craft is a colorful spinner that uses a wheel and axle mechanism to spin.
Trace around a CD on a thick piece of card
Mark the center with a dot.
Cut out the circle.
Pierce the center of the circle with the sharp point of a pencil.
Push the pencil through and secure in place with a piece of clear tape.
Cut out the spinner circle and color.
Fold the circle in half to cut out the center circle.
Open out and stick the spinner onto the cardboard circle. Spin the spinner by rolling the pencil between 2 hands (spinner needs to be at the top end of the pencil) or by spinning the pencil between 2 fingers and letting it spin on the tabletop (spinner needs to be at the bottom end of the pencil.)
Observe what happens to the colors
This item is part of a set of simple machines available in my store.