Windmill toy, porotaka

Two leaflet strips are doubled and placed as in Fig. 279A,

where the strip, c d, encloses the other. The under arm, c, is bent over b, and passed through the loop, e, as in B.

The last movement forms a loop, f. The arm, b, is bent over d and passed through the last loop, f, as in C.

The four arms are drawn taut, and the loops thereby drawn close, as in D.

A leaflet midrib is then passed through the middle and the thin end tied with an overhand knot to prevent it pulling through. Grasping the butt end of the midrib, the child holds the toy up and the windmill spins in the wind.

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