20+ Spinning Top Crafts and Science Activities for Kids

Not only are homemade spinning tops fun crafts for kids to make, but they also provide an exciting, hands-on way to explore and observe physics. Whether you are looking for spinning top crafts and toys just to use for creative play or to augment a science lesson, you’ll find all kinds of ideas in this collection!

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20+ Spinning Top Science Activities, top crafts, and spinning top toys for kids!

 

Previously we made our own CD spinning tops, and it was so exciting watching the kids explore how they worked and comment on all the observations and things they noticed! Because the spinning top activity really sparked their curiosity, I decided to create a list containing all kinds of DIY tops for kids and spinning tops you can purchase. I hope these provide all kinds of inspiration!

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20+ Spinning Tops for Kids

 

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CD Spinning Tops from Buggy and Buddy

Spin Drawing Two Ways from The Artful Parent

Spinning Tops Using Perler Beads from Babble Dabble Do

 

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Fine Motor Spinning Tops from The OT Toolbox

CD & Forever Spinning Top from Meaningful Mama

Handmade Painted Wood Spinning Tops

 

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Spinning Tops Made from Candy from I Can Teach My Child

Recycled CD Spinning Tops from Artsy Momma

Personalized Spinning Tops from Lalymom

 

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Metal Flip Over Top

Toothpick Spinning Tops from Craftulate

Color Mixing Tops from Creative Family Fun

 

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Penny Spinners from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

Humming Toy Top

Lego Spinning Tops from Little Bins for Little Hands

 

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Authentic Throwback Spin Toys

Paper Tops from Babble Dabble Do

Homemade CD Spinner from Teach Beside Me

 

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Forever Spin Titanium Spinning Top

Spinning Marbles from Kids Activities Blog

Spinning Top Marker Art from Pink Stripey Socks

 

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Spin-finite Tops from Babble Dabble Do

Wooden Spinning Tops for Kids

Jack-O’-Lantern Spinning Tops from Buggy and Buddy

 

Be sure to check out STEAM Kids book and ebook for even more creative STEM and STEAM ideas!

STEAM Kids: 50+ STEAM STEM activities for kids

 

 


 
20+ Spinning Top Science Activities, top crafts, and spinning top toys for kids!

 

20 Spinning Top Crafts and Toys to use for creative play and science for kids! Explore physics with homemade spinning tops made from things like CDs, toothpicks, and even paper!

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