What type of poi is best for you?

There are many different types of poi, from traditional Māori poi to sock poi, glow poi, and fire poi! Below are three types of poi that are a great starting place. They can all be made from materials you’ll find around the house.

Sock Poi

How to make poi - sock poi

Sock poi are an excellent choice all around. They are super easy to make, very durable, and the length and weight can easily be customized.

Corded Sock Poi

How to make poi - corded sock poi

Corded sock poi are a nice choice if you want something that is easy to make and extra soft (great for frail older adults or young children).

Māori Poi

How to make poi - Māori poi balls

Māori poi are a fun craft activity and a great way to learn more about Māori culture.

Follow our DIY How to Make Poi video to get started!

Now it’s time to learn your first poi moves!

Gain access to hours of fun with this poi starter pack, including a printable guide with easy to follow diagrams on poi making, and the 25 Ways to Play video which showcases 25 poi moves to get you started. Treat yourself or purchase as a gift for friends and loved ones.