Take learning outside with Choosy's newest activity. Children will enjoy the hands-on experience as they strengthen fine motor skills and build upon their creative abilities. Add a variety of shapes, patterns, and colors to the creative process for even more learning fun! As the pinwheel spins, add Choosy to the experience by asking questions like, " The pinwheel is spinning really fast. Can you run in place really fast? What about really slow?"    

Materials: Printable template, scissors, hole puncher, glue, pencil, push pin, any preferred decorations 

Estimated Time: Less than 30 minutes

Template: Click here for template.  

Print Directions: Click here for printable version. 

Step 1

Print and cut template.

Step 2

Cut the dotted lines towards the center of the template.

Step 3

Use a hole puncher to add holes on the bottom corners of the previous cut. Be sure the holes are on the opposite side of Choosy.

Step 4

Bend the corners of the pinwheel up and thread your push pin through the holes.

Step 5

Insert the push pin through the center of the pinwheel template. Be careful not to poke yourself with the push pin.

Step 6

Push the push pin through the eraser of the pencil. Again, be careful not to poke yourself with the push pin.

Step 7

Decorate your pinwheel.

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