Introduction: Wiggly Straw Toy for Kids in Under 5 Minutes

This is a toy I learned somewhere as a kid. Now as my son is growing up. I make it for him.

Step 1: Materials

Simple materials:

Thick straw (likes of the MC Donalds)

Pair of scissors

Step 2: How to Make

Start by making small diagonal cut on one side of the straw. And keep cutting into a spiral. Cut until about 1 or 2 inches is left intact of the straw. Now the straw will be wobbly. You are done!

Step 3: How to Play

Just keep the straw in your mouth and blow hard. The cut end will jiggle and dance.

Other options. You can use a blown up balloon as a air port and stick the straw in it. It works.

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samsims (author)2015-08-11

This is awesome and keeps the kids entertained for a good hour. Thanks!!!

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gravityisweak (author)2015-08-07

Simple and awesome. I've never seen this before!

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wenyuquan (author)2015-08-07

It is fun

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tomatoskins (author)2015-08-05

I'd love to see a video or gif of this!

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artworker (author)tomatoskins2015-08-05

Done that! Thanks for the advice.

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