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Fidget Spinner Costume

Without a doubt, my favorite part of Halloween is the costumes! We always love taking inspiration from funny items and objects, so naturally we had to make a fidget spinner costume! Every kid I know is obsessed with fidget spinners, and the best part about this home-made costume is that it actually spins! Try it out for yourself!

Fidget Spinner Costume | Oh Happy Day!

Fidget Spinner Costume | Oh Happy Day!

Fidget Spinner Costume | Oh Happy Day!

Fidget Spinner Costume | Oh Happy Day!

Materials Needed: Large piece of cardboard, projector, pencil, ruler, x-acto knife, wooden discs, wooden spool, wood glue, mirrorboard, spray paint (in 2 different colors), hot glue gun, nylon webbing, rubber bands


  1. Project an image of a fidget spinner onto the wall and trace it onto a large piece of cardboard. Then cut out the outline using an x-acto.
  2. Using the wooden discs, trace 4 circles on the cardboard fidget spinner: one at the center and three that are equidistant from the center. Once your circles are traced, cut out a 1 ½”  inch circle from the center circle and 3” inch circles from the outer circles.
  3. Spray paint your cardboard cutout on both sides.
  4. Trace the wooden disc onto the mirrorboard. Cut out a total of six circles.
  5. Cut out a 3” inch circle from the center of each mirrorboard circle. Glue the mirrorboard ring pieces onto the fidget spinner around each outer hole.
  6. Spray paint two wooden discs a different color than your cardboard cutout.
  7. Attach the disc onto the spool with wood glue and slide the spool through the center of the fidget spinner. Glue another wooden disc onto the other end of the spool. Depending on how close your want the costume to your body, wrap rubber bands between the wooden disc and your body.
  8. Create a harness from nylon webbing, using the wearer for reference.
  9. Attach your harness onto the back of the wooden disc with hot glue. Time to take your fidget spinner costume for a spin!

Fidget Spinner Costume | Oh Happy Day!

Fidget Spinner Costume | Oh Happy Day!

Crafting by Erica Kjos
Thanks to little E for modeling!

  1. Renee

    September 28, 2017

    This costume is incredible! Showed my 7-year-old and he was in! So, now that we’re going to make this thing, I’d like to know the approximate dimensions of the one you created in the photos above. Could you share? Thanks for such a fantastic costume idea.

      • sarah
      • September 29, 2017

      Hi Renee! The full diameter is about 24 inches across. Happy Crafting!!

  2. Meenakshi Singh

    September 28, 2017

    I love kids. My daughter loves Spray paint on cardboard, trying to draw innovative art.

  3. JulieB.T.

    September 29, 2017

    What a great ,easy idea! Your model is darling! They are a perfect match!

  4. Belle

    September 29, 2017

    Off to Google fidget spinners…!

  5. Sarina

    September 29, 2017

    What a cute idea!! I love how you set up your photoshoot too, so unique!

  6. Manisha

    September 30, 2017

    I am sure my kids would live this home made costume. Fun part is that it actually spins .

  7. Abigail Abar-Calica

    October 8, 2017

    Thanks for the inspiration! Showed my 12 year old (since he had no idea what he wanted to do for Halloween) and this is the costume he wants this year! Great idea!

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