Button whirligigs, also known as button spinners and buzzers, are the oldest known whirligigs. They require only a piece of clay or bone and a strip of hide. Native American cultures had their own version of this toy in 500 BC.
OLD FASHIONED TOYS – FULL OF SCIENCE
Our pack contains materials to make 2 spinners.
2 x old CD discs with patterned wooden centres
(one different pattern on each side and one plain each side for you to design) +2 x strings & instructions.
Great for showing forces in science, as you PULL the string (TENSION) and a trick to the eye when the disc rotates (LIGHT TOPIC)