Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Windmill of Spontaneity

by Bryony Harrison (follow)
I'm a freelance writer & poet; if you would like to read my poetry, please check out my book, 'Poems on the Page' from tinyurl.com/pgyyx76
Craft (74)      Cardboard Tube (40)      Card (28)      Games (23)      Colouring (12)     


windmill, spontaneity, kids' activities


If you have kids that can't make up their minds about what they want to do, then why not add a bit of spontaneity into the mix. Take away the burden of decision and let fate decide for you. Kids can create a Windmill of Spontaneity for all kinds of things, such as what to have for dinner, what kind of sports to get involved with, etc. Here is one for places to go on a day out.

Time: 30 minutes
Age: (Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Card
Pen & pencil
Colouring pencils
Cardboard tube
Sellotape
Paper fastenner
Round dish (approximately 13cm in diameter)

Method



windmill, spontaneity, kids' activities


Use the dish as a template to draw around.



windmill, spontaneity, kids' activities


Draw a smaller circle in the centre.



windmill, spontaneity, kids' activities


Divide the circle into eight equal segments.



Colour the segments in.



Draw an arrow approximately 8cm in length.



In each segment write a different place to go to, e.g. the park, the zoo, the beach, the cinema, the museum, etc.



Cut out both the circle and the arrow.

Use Sellotape to stick the arrow to the bottom of the cardboard tube.



Sellotape the cardboard tube to a piece of card to give it stability.

Poke the paper fastener through the centre of the circle, and pierce it through the top of the tube. Open out the fastener to secure the circle in place. Make sure that you push the fastener right in the centre, or it will be biased to one side.



Spin the circle, and see what activity the arrow points to.

Categories
#Craft
#Card
#Colouring
#Games
#Cardboard Tube
I like this Article - 10
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Bryony Harrison
The thaumatrope is a nineteenth century French invention that plays with your sense of perspective
5 likes
The other day, I made an that left me with lots of egg whites and a few tinned apricots
6 likes
One of the things I used to love doing as a kid is dressing up my toys
4 likes
Create a wand to perform all your magical tricks
8 likes
With Fathers' Day approaching, kids often like to get creative and make their dad a gift
8 likes
Here's how to make your own 3D pirate portrait
8 likes
view all articles by Bryony Harrison
Articles by Bryony Harrison on Other Hubs
10 likes
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 20830
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Similar to a snow globe, you can create your own flitter storm by giving this jar a good shake
8 likes
You will have the kids squealing with delight when you set up a balloon rocket! Best of all, you wil...
8 likes
Turn jelly into finger food! This is a fun activity for kids to do with an adult
3 likes
Using store-bought cardboard shapes, or ones you have made yourself, kids of all ages can have f...
3 likes
Inspirational quotes on a watercolour background seem to be everywhere right now
8 likes
Make this cute little fish with your little ones using items that can be found in most homes
3 likes
This is an awesome craft for every princesses who love the Beauty and the Beast
1 like
These easy brownies are transformed for Easter with a little icing and mini eggs to create chocolate...
1 like
An easy brownie recipe to make with the kids
1 like
A great Easter themed craft that could be used to collect mini chocolate eggs or be given as a gift...
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (587)
Any Age (402)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (869)
Medium (241)
Hard (37)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version