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Make Your Own Fidget Spinner!

  • UCA's Makerspace 250 Donaghey Ave. #130 Conway, AR 72034 (map)

Fidget spinners!  You’ve seen them everywhere, the supermarket, gas stations, and more.  Wouldn’t it be better to make your own?  It’s free here at the UCA Makerspace!  Come join us and make your own on a 3D Printer!  You’ll learn how to draw in Tinkercad, how spinners are made, and how 3D Printers work!

Takeway: Each person will get to take a fidget spinner home with them!

Cost: Free 

Ages: 8-16 years old

Duration: 3 hours 


10:00 – Arrive at the Makerspace, mingle and have a look around

10:15 – We will demonstrate fidget spinners and talk about how they are made

10:30 – We will demonstrate TinkerCad.  And also demonstrate how to open the model, modify the existing model, and how to save a file to print

11:15 – Learn how the 3D printer works, and submit your print!

11:30 – Take a break and grab some lunch (We have great food on both sides of the Makerspace)

  • o    Uncle T’s has sandwiches and drinks
  • o    Mosiaque has Burgers and Soup

12:30 – Come back and pick up your spinner off of the printer

12:45 – Install your 608 bearing in your spinner, and assemble

1:00 – Class dismissed

Earlier Event: September 14
Maker Training