The whirligig, (aka pinwheel, buzzer, comic weather-vane, gee-haw spinner, whirlyjig, whirlybird, or simply, a whirly) was likely originated by farmers and sailors for use as a weather-vane. The creativity and beauty intrinsic to whirlygigs inspires creativity and joy in young and old makers alike. We have simplified some of the daunting aspects of learning how to build a whirligig by creating step by step instructions and providing all the materials necessary to complete a fun version of a person fishing from a stream. Once you’ve learned the basics, the options are unlimited!
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