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How to Make Paper Mobiles


Way-Cool Whirligig Paper Mobile
The Way-Cool Whirligig is a relaxing spiral of color.
The Way-Cool Whirligig is a relaxing spiral of color.

The way-cool whirligig mobile is a simple paper craft your kids will love to make and set spinning.

What You'll Need:

  • Paper towel tube
  • Acrylic paint
  • Sequins
  • Fishing line

Tools:

  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush
  • Craft glue
  • Paper punch

Step 1: Cut along the spiral joint line on the paper towel tube. You will have 2 identical spirals to decorate.

Step 2: Paint the outside one color, and paint the inside another. Let dry.

Step 3: Glue sequins all over the tube, on both sides. Or, instead of sequins, substitute faux gems, glitter, or sparkly stickers.

Step 4: Punch a hole near one end of the spiral, and tie on a loop of fishing line for a hanger.

Keep reading and you'll learn how to make a colorful homemade craft that dances lazily in the wind.

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