Simple Paper Toys: Paper Tops - Babble Dabble Do InstructionsTipsLooks LikeConclusion1. Step One Print out your template on cardstock. Medium weight cardstock (65lb-70lb) works best. 2. Step Two Cut out template along BOLD lines. DO NOT cut light lines. Cut slightly through each center point. 3. Step Three Fold along light lines. Burnish folds with fingertips to create a crisp crease along each fold. 4. Step Four Spread glue on two tabs and hold them in place until glue sets. If desired add a piece of tape on inside of tabs to help secure. 5. Step Five Spread glue on remaini..See more on babbledabbledo1. Use glue with some tackiness to speed up the drying process. We used rubber cement. Rubber cement should only be used by adults and older children. 2. If your glue isn’t setting up quickly enough try taping the top together with clear tape. Be sure to tape all edges so you have a rigid top. 3. Younger kids can decorate these before you cut and assemble them. 4. For designs that are visible when the top is spinning, be sure to create bold dark areas on your top. They stand out as the tops..See more on babbledabbledoMyriam Bleau. Myriam Bleau is a Canadian digital artist and composer who has created beautiful works of installation art that explore light and sound. They are hauntingly beautiful and mesmerizing. One of her recent projects Soft Revolvers involves spinning tops that emit sound and light as they revolve. for this reason I’ m profiling her here today. They magic of the spinning motion and the beauty of artwork that blurs the lines of music, light and design are not to be missed. Check out the..See more on babbledabbledoI love making paper toys because they utilize materials we already have at home and teach kids about design and resourcefulness. Paper tops are simple to make and the long skewer stems make them really easy for kids to spin.See more on babbledabbledoAuthor: Ana Dziengel Paper Bead Spinning Top -- Free pattern from the Paper Skill Level: Intermediate, for those who have made paper beads before Instructions Step 1: Pick out your card stock and if you are printing your template out, lay your template on top of your sheets of card stock and cut them out all at once. Or if you are using a cutting machine, just cut your template following the cutting template.