AUTOPLAY
Optical Mixing Top!
11 steps
Collect your materials - one 4” piece of 1/8” dowel, two hobby wheels & pieces of sticky craft foam.
1. Collect your materials - one 4” piece of 1/8” dowel, two hobby wheels & pieces of sticky craft foam.
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Wrap small piece of stick foam close to the end of the stick.
2. Wrap small piece of stick foam close to the end of the stick.
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Slide one wheel down and secure with craft foam on other side.
3. Slide one wheel down and secure with craft foam on other side.
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Test your top!
4. Test your top!
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Add two colors of craft foam to make colored wings that spin!
5. Add two colors of craft foam to make colored wings that spin!
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If the wheel rotates on the axle, it won’t spin well! Fasten it tightly with more sticky foam.
6. If the wheel rotates on the axle, it won’t spin well! Fasten it tightly with more sticky foam.
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Watch the two primary colors - red and blue - blend into a secondary color - purple!
7. Watch the two primary colors - red and blue - blend into a secondary color - purple!
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Add another wheel to make a double decker top!
8. Add another wheel to make a double decker top!
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Add different colors - red and yellow make orange!
9. Add different colors - red and yellow make orange!
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Create a spinning zone to keep your top from running away!
10. Create a spinning zone to keep your top from running away!
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Have a great time mixing colors with your eyeballs!
11. Have a great time mixing colors with your eyeballs!
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