Make a Spinning Ghost




A fascinating and original paper trick that really works.

Step-by-step instructions below
Time required: 6 minutes
Level: easy
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How to Make this Card...

First print this page
Then cut-out the paper shapes below
And follow the steps lower down
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Remember to cut out the shapes on the next page carefully.
Please read the instructions and follow each step.
I have included pictures to make it easy for you...

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Have fun!



The Cut-Outs...

Print out this page and carefully cut out the shapes

Make sure ALL of the images have appeared on this page before you print. If you have a slower dial-up connection this can take up to 40 seconds.

The steps...

Before you make this card please read the instructions below...


The Instructions...


Some advice on the steps pictured above:

  1. Carefully cut out the two halves of the ghost.
  1. Glue on one side as shown.
  1. Join the two halves together to make your Spinning Ghost
  1. Fold the 'wings'. One side towards you. The other side away from you.
  1. Add a tiny weight as ballast. You can use a paper clip or a tiny bit of poster stick (like blu-tack).
  1. Release your Spinning Ghost!
Final tips:

Have fun, but be safe when you drop the spinner from a height.

See also paper helicopter.




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