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This Clever Homemade Gyroscope Is Just A Soda Bottle With Tape And An Underhand Throw

Little to no athletic ability required.

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Utility knife, $4.39

Scissors, $4.89

2-liter bottle

Tape, $12.67

Full list of supplies here.


# Use your utility knife to cut off the two of your soda bottle. Trim the edges with scissors.

# Snip 4 1-inch slits into the edge and fold the plastic inward.

# Tape the folded plastic.

# Cut off the bottom of the soda bottle with your utility knife and use your scissors to cut three waves out.

# Throw your new gyroscope underhanded with a twist of the wrist.

See the fun here.

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