Oct 2, 2017

International Top Spinning Day (October 11)

International Top Spinning Day is celebrated annually on the second Wednesday of October (Spinning Top and Yo Yo Museum). Here are a few quick resources to help you and your students celebrate this day:

Wonderopolis has a great article on What Makes a Toy Top Spin.

PBS Kids shares a simple Bottle Cap Spinning Top that would be a great addition for a makerspace.

Thrifty Fun shows how to make Penny Spinners with easy to find materials.

Looking for an extra challenge? Make your own origami spinning top: