On a piece of paper use your compass to draw a series of radius 1 1/4", 1 1/2", 2", 2 1/2", 3". Use your permanent marker to trace the circles on your new sheet of plastic. After you have drawn all the circles on one side, slide the paper to the other side and draw the rest of the circles. The goal is to cut one continous path to the center on the opposite end.
Make a starter cut on the plastic sheet with a utility knife by starting at the center of the circle. Soon you will be able to cut with scissors. When you are at the outer edge of the first series of circles it is time to cut a path that leads to the outer ring of the other side. Work on this continuous path till you reach the center. Trim bits of plastic that form square ends. Now you have a long continous ribbon of plastic that is curly and flexible.