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Danny of Syracuse, NY 


What you need for this ZOOMdo:
  • yogurt container lid
  • string
  • masking tape
  • stickers and crayons to decorate your Whirligig
  • scissors
What you do for this ZOOMdo:

  1. Cut the string about two arms lengths or about 40 inches.
  2. Put a piece of tape on both sides of the yogurt container lid. This makes it stronger.
  3. Decorate with stickers and crayons.
  4. Carefully poke 2 holes in your lid, about 1/4 of an inch apart.
  5. Thread the string through the holes and tie the ends to make a loop. The loop should be as long as your shoulders are wide.
  6. Hold the end of the loop so that the lid hangs between your hands. Swing the lid around in one direction to wind the string.
  7. Once the string is wound up, quickly pull both ends of the string and move your hands together and apart.
  8. The lid spins and keeps on spinning. When you pull the ends, it also makes a cool buzzing noise.
  9. Now you're ready to whirl on!
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