In preparation for St.
Patrick's Day we thought a rainbow pin wheel might help you find the
pot of gold. These are simple to build and fun to play with. They can
be made by printing the patterns from our web site or by drawing out
Materials you'll need:
Print out the pattern
for both the front and back of your pinwheel. Click on the picture below to go to the full size pattern.
Cut out the two squares.
Using rubber cement glue the two pieces of paper back to back with
the squares aligned.
Cut in from each corner to within 1"
of the center.
Fold one point from each corner over to the center and put a
push pin through each one. Place a small about of white glue in the
center and push the pin through the center and into a cork. Let it sit
this way until it dries.
Remove the push pin and put a brad through
the holes. Place a bead on the back side of the pinwheel and tack the
pinwheel to the dowel.
No go out in the wind and have fun with your
Send us a picture of your creation and we'll post it on our web page at RunnerDucklings Kids Corner.