Fidget Toys are the latest craze among tweens and some adults looking to improve focus and reduce anxiety. (Some proponents even say that it can help with those with ADHD and austism.) These new generation stress toys have become so popular, they're even sold in gas stations. But while there are thousands of design options for these hand spinner toys, sometimes you want one that's truly unique. PDF Pro has created an easy-to-follow guide to creating a fidget spinner that you can put your own spin on (pun intended!)
How to Make A Fidget Toy
- Heavier stock paper
- Thick, non-corrugated, cardboard paper
- Toothpick or thick sewing needle
- Craft glue
- Ball-point pen
- Small metal or plastic ring (optional)
To see the full instructions for creating a fidget toy, download our handy guide!
Instructions for Customizing Your Fidget Spinner
You'll need to create your custom image first, using the Lunapic editor and then adding it to the spinner template using the PDF Pro 'Edit PDF' tool.
First, create a circle image using the Lunapic editor by uploading the image you'd like to add. Choose the photo you'd like to upload, then click 'Edit', and choose the circle icon from the options above your photo. Save the resulting photo to your desktop.
Save the spinner template below to your desktop, then drag it to the upload box on PDF Pro edit tool. Click 'image' to add and correctly size your circle image onto the template. Save the template back to your desktop.