Make Your Own Dreidel
image of a dreidel

Here's a template for the classic pencil dreidel. Think of it as a new spin on origami! Ready to try your hand at making your own dreidel? Here is a template to make one out of paper.

  1. Print out the template below and cut it out carefully along the solid lines.
  2. Crease all the folds, indicated by a dotted line.
  3. Use a pencil to punch through the two holes at the top and bottom, indicated by circles on the template.
  4. Use glue or tape to stick the tabs together and to make a box.
  5. Stick the pencil through the holes. Now you have a dreidel!
  6. Give your dreidel a spin. Now gather your friends and play dreidel together!