Here's another fun summertime craft for your budding engineer - make a spinning paper pinwheel or fan! You'll need a C-battery, a toy motor, two soda caps, a popsicle stick, foil paper, copper wire, a small sheet of foam, a sharp pencil, a hot glue gun and some safety scissors.
Make a Pinwheel
To use this tutorial, you will need the Tim Holtz Rosette Flower die, and then your favorite craft paper and maybe a few beads for accent. These can be used as hair ornaments, as gift extras and even as Christmas ornaments.
Don't you miss the good old days of summer that was filled with pinwheels, apple pie and lemonade? This paper design video will give you tips on how to make a cute pinwheel for summertime fun. Bring these along to your next barbecue or summer picnic and everyone will love you!
This is a video tutorial that explains how to make a wind powered LED out of a pinwheel and an old VCR. Why have just a pinwheel when you can have an LED pinwheel?
This video will teach how to make a pinwheel. Learn how to fold a ninja star out of paper. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make an origami pinwheel. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make an origami pinwheel.
From the creators of the Diet Coke and Mentos experiment, EeepyBird demonstrates how to have fun with sticky notes. All you need is a stack of post its, and a glue stick. Glue each post it to one another, alternating sides, to create a chain. Next connect in a post it circle & ...more
Plastic wrap is, arguably, man's greatest invention—or at least, the 2000 Year Old Man thought so. Its primary use is to protect food from getting dried out in the fridge or on the counter; but if that's all you're only using it for, you're missing out. Don't Miss: Your Fridg ...more
So anyone can prepare steak or burgers, but how about beef pinwheels? Add some variety to your next beef dinner and try making beef Florentine pinwheels.
In order to make the Spinner Pinwheel Card with your Cricut, you will need the follow: the Cricut Wild Card cartridge, card stock, ribbon, brads, printed/patterned paper, adhesive, and an ink pad. Go to page 51 on your manual. Place your cartridge in your Cricut. Load the pap ...more
The Food Corner brings us this easy recipe for jalapeño pinwheels, a great appetizer for a party. To make the pinwheels, you will need a can of refrigerated crescent rolls, some cream cheese, a can of chicken, some chopped cilantro, diced canned jalapeños, and green onions. M ...more
Keep the kids learning and entertained with this fun pinwheel project. Summer is a great time for family activities, and these Fourth of July pinwheels are a math lesson, craft project and decoration-making session all-in-one. Video: . You will need: * 2 8" x 8" pieces of car ...more
Already mastered folding a crane? Congrats, you're already halfway there to becoming a veritable origami master! Harder origami projects take more time and patience to perfect, but you can begin making impressive origami projects now even if you're just a beginner. To learn h ...more
Hallelujah, a miracle tool has been released to the world. This Windows/Mac tool is called Spirit and it enables you to jailbreak any iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad quite easily. And Gizmodo is all over it, with an in-depth guide on exactly how to do it. Some of you may be hackin ...more
Lenovo brought out the big guns for CES 2014, with the Vibe Z showcased as the Chinese company's' first foray into the LTE smartphone space. Slated for a February release, the ultra-thin and extremely light smartphone will certainly be in the running for top smartphones of thi ...more
Being an Android user and having friends who are in the Apple ecosystem does not need to be a pain. You can easily send high-quality videos to iPhone users, so don't feel handicapped without access to iMessage. Sending high-resolution videos to iOS users is easy with this fast ...more
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It's Friday, April 6, and that means it's time to look at some of the hottest lenses from the past week created by Snapchat users everywhere. Some memes are evergreen, some dissolve within a week, but these lenses are blazing hot right now in snaps across the platform. If you ...more
For as long as I can remember, I've always sucked at wrapping presents. No matter how careful I am, my gift-wrapping usually ends up looking like a toddler did it, so I'm always looking for easy ways to spruce up my packages. If you've got a lot of gifts to wrap, store-bought ...more
This wavy shell crochet pattern uses three colors to make the design look complex and random. Actually it's quite simple. There are only two rows in this wavy shell crochet pattern. One row alternates between a few standard stitches and half pinwheel shape. The second row is c ...more
Want to test your origami-making skills? This video shows you how to make an origami steamboat icosahedron, a 20-faced star that'll put your origami cranes and origami flowers to shame. This pinwheel-inspired shape resembles modules by Tomoko Fuse. Making the icosahedron usin ...more
With Halloween fast approaching, social media sites are abuzz with ghosts stories and pictures of cool costumes. By contrast, regular photos just seem to be lacking that macabre feel. Google+ wanted to spice things up this Hallows' Eve, so they've introduced a new Halloweenif ...more
This video demonstrates how to fold the origami model "Blütenkreisel" that Carmen Sprung designed. Carmen kindly gave me permission to make this video accessible to you. Note that you have to start with an octagon, rather than a square piece of paper.
Hair bows are adorable for all ages, and in this simple, easy tutorial, our hostess gives us first the materials we will need to construct our own. A piece of cardboard, a sewing needle and thread, a rubber band, and of course the little fabric pieces referred to as "spikes," ...more
Are you sitting in class just a few minutes before the bell rings, and you swear every time you look at the clock that minute hand keeps going backwards or getting stuck rather than moving forward to your freedom? Then pass the time creatively by folding this fun origami wind ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a jumbo pinwheel swirl stitch. This has the same line count as the smaller, but it will have larger lines that the normal. You will be creating a larger distance between the two colors. Start off at the bottom wrapping it twice around ...more
This video demonstration will show you how you can fold and make your own origami diamond, starting from an origami pinwheel.
In this video, learn how to fold an origami pinwheel cube. (Remember, it's not an actual pinwheel but a cube.)
In this video you will learn how to fold a pinwheel hexahedron, which is a triangular figure with 6 sides. Enjoy! Wheew hexahedron!
Make an origami pinwheel with the ancient art of paper folding.
These step by step instructions help you to fold your own origami star, windmill or pinwheel. Perfect for beginners.
Check out this video to learn how to do the "pinwheel side mount" yo-yo trick.
The right handed version of the Catherine wheel stitch creates a fabulous pattern of pinwheels and undulating borders, but be warned: the crochet pattern is for intermediate to advanced crocheters only. Two different yarn colors are recommended to highlight the pinwheels. Yo ...more
If you've spent any time at all recently on social media, then you've probably seen pictures of fairy bread. This magical creation comes to us courtesy of Australia, so we have yet another thing to thank those clever folks Down Under for... along with shrimp on the barbie, Veg ...more
My husband's and my daily schedules are constantly changing. Frankly, it's complete chaos sometimes, so I can't plan to have elaborate dinners on the table at six o'clock every day. And by the time we actually get to eating in the evening, we've become so hungry that our moods ...more
This left-handed crochet tutorial teaches you how to complete a Catherine wheel stitch, which consists of a row of vibrant pinwheels surrounded by an undulating, wavy edge. This crochet tutorial is not for crochet beginners, but if you understand the basic ideas of crochet st ...more
You never know when the mood for a party will hit, and lazy summer days are perfect for hosting impromptu gatherings in the backyard. That's why it's always important to be prepared with plenty of drinks, cool snacks, and ingredients for crowd-pleasing appetizers. Keep puff p ...more
Lemons, limes, and even oranges compliment a wide variety of both food and drink: gin and tonic, poached salmon, shrimp cocktails, fajitas, and so on. And you can easily step up your hosting game by making citrus garnishes: a presentation that is both elegant and interesting. ...more
We are huge BLT sandwich fans. We are also huge sushi fans. After a morning spent heatedly debating which of the two we would like for lunch, we ultimately decided that we wanted both. Thus, we created what we're not-so-cleverly calling 'The BLT Sushi Roll." Pieces of thick r ...more
There were some additions to the game today that are not part of a theme. First off we have a new Co-Op that you can join to win the Truck Seeder And there are 2 new crops: Rhubarb Zucchini New prizes from the free mystery gift. Let me know what you get on the fan page! ...more