CD Spinners

Kids will enjoy playing with these tops made from recycled CDs or DVDs. They also make great party favors.

Approximate Time: About 30 minutes


  • old CD or DVD
  • large shooter marble
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • markers
  • scissors
  • white cardstock
  • pencil
  • plastic bottle cap


Trace around the CD onto cardstock to create a large circle. Draw a design onto the circle and color it in with markers. Glue circle onto top side of CD.

Glue a large shooter marble into the hole on the back side of the CD.

For the handle, glue a plastic bottle cap to the center top of the CD. Make sure glue is completely dry before spinning it.

By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC

July 25, 20100 found this helpful

That is so cute! You could add dollar amounts to the wedges, to make a Wheel Of Fortune wheel!

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July 26, 20100 found this helpful

This is so cute. I can imagine playing games with this, or just spinning it for fun. I love tops!

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July 28, 20100 found this helpful

Wow, I love it, great idea!! My young daughter and I would have so much fun making some! Thanks!

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July 28, 20100 found this helpful

Lose the cardboard and the markers and use paint on top of CD. Just a suggestion. I have painted the tops of mine with other projects.

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February 23, 20120 found this helpful

That's a great idea since there's a whole lot scratched cd's and dvd's in the world.

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