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How to make the best DIY Spinner Wheel at home? The Best 3 Tips

How to make the best DIY Spinner Wheel at home? The Best 3 Tips

Quizzes and Games

Astrid Tran 24 Mar 2023 3 min read

Want to make a DIY Spinner Wheel yourself? “Everyone can be an artist”, a well-known quote from Joseph Beuys, a belief of everyone has a unique way of looking at the world and creating unique artwork. Like that, no wonder why your DIY Spinner Wheel can be a masterpiece.

So How to make the best DIY Spinner Wheel? Just need some techniques and available materials, and you can easily create the perfect one while having fun. Make a one DiY Spinner Wheel but you can use it for different wheel-spinning games, why not?

Here, AhaSlides instruct you on handmade DiY Spinner Wheel step by step.

Learn how to create AhaSlides Spinner Wheel for free, or utilize MLB Team Wheel & List of Animal Quiz Questions to find out the best games to play in the upcoming season!

Or, check out 3 ways to make a physical DIY at home

Making a Bicycle Spinning Wheel

It is time to recycle your home old bicycle wheel to create a new homemade spinner wheel.

Source: Pinterest, and learn more on the Spinner Wheel History

Step 1: What do you need?

  • Bike wheel frame
  • Spoke wrench
  • Drill
  • Long nut with bolt
  • Superglue
  • Poster Board
  • Magic marker or paint

Step 2: How to do

  • Find a stand base for the wheel so that you can stick the wheel on it later.
  • Drill a hole in the hub of your wheel so the bolt will be able to fit through.
  • Stick the hex bolt through the hole in the stand base and fix it with superglue.
  • Hammer the hex bolt through the hub of the bike tire and fix with a hex nut.
  • Make the nut loose enough so the wheel can easily spin
  • Paint directly on the wheel tire and divide tire’s surface into different sections.
  • Draw an arrow in the center bottom of the stand base, pointing at the wheel with magic marker or paint.

Making Cardboard DIY Spinner Wheel

One of the most traditional DIY Spinner Wheel, cardboard is used more frequently as it is cheap, easy to make and gets recycled.

Source: Pinterest

Step 1: What do you need?

  • Foam Board
  • Cardboard
  • Card-stock Paper
  • Dowel Rod (small piece)
  • Hot Glue & Stick Glue
  • Water Paints color

Step 2: How to do

  • Cut a large circle out of the foam board for the base of the wheel.
  • Create the cover that will lay over the foam board wheel.
  • Divided into triangle patterns with different colors as much as you needed
  • Pock the hole in the center of hub via the dowel rod
  • Create a smaller cardboard circle and attach it with the dowel rod via the bolt
  • Make a flapper and hammer it into the center of the smaller and fix it.
  • Try to spin several times to make sure it work well.

Making a Wooden DIY Spinner Wheel

To make your Wheel of Fortune look more endure and sturdy, you can use the plywood round, You can buy or create by yourself.

Source: Esty

Step 1: What do you need?

  • A plywood round
  • Nails, pushpins or thumbtacks
  • Transparent marker sheets
  • Superglue
  • Dry erase markers

Step 2: How to do

  • You can buy or create a plywood round by your own but make sure the surface is sanded and smooth.
  • Drill the hole in the center of the plywood.
  • Cut a transparent sheet into a circular shape and divide it into different triangle sections
  • Stick circle transparent sheet with a hole in the centre and screw the nut int the center hole for rotating.
  • Hammer the nails or thumbtacks based your preference in the triangle line egde.
  • Prepare wooden flapper or arrow and attach it with the nut.
  • Use the dry erase marker to write your options directly on the transparent sheet.


In addition, you can make an online DIY Wheel of Fortune for your different purposes. It is easy to share it among your friends and used on virtual meetings and parties.

You may find AhaSlides Spinner Wheel Prize alternative is so hilarious and fun.

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