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Super Heli Spinner

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This super heli spinner is quick, cheap and easy to make and will amaze children young and old. Release it from a balcony (making sure there is no one below) and watch it spin like a sycamore seed.

Time: 2 minutes
Age: Any age
Level: Easy

Materials
A5 sheet of card
Coin
Clothes peg



homemade helicopter spinner
Materials ready to go


Method
Position your card vertically (in portrait)
Make two vertical cuts from the bottom edge, dividing into 3 sections, stopping about 4/5 way up the card.



homemade helicopter spinner
2 vertical cuts to make the blades


Fold the two outer sections in opposite directions - these are the blades
Clip a coin to the middle section using a clothes peg



homemade helicopter spinner
Heli Spinner ready to fly


Release your heli spinner from a balcony (make sure it is safe below first)



homemade helicopter spinner
Ready to launch




homemade helicopter spinner
Watch it spin




homemade helicopter spinner


Categories
#Helicopter
#Card
#Flying
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