Give it a Spin!

Can you follow along to these fun poi routines for kids? Visit the SpinPoi Youtube Channel for more poi routines for kids.

How Can Poi Engage Youth?


Poi is a great way to get that blood pumping and can help fine-tune motor skills and foster muscle development.


Working out challenging poi movements or poi routines requires attention, memory, and problem solving.


Playing poi together fosters important social skills such as communication, working as a team, and active listening. 


Poi is simply undeniebly fun! And we know that play has profound benefits for developing key physical and cognitive skills.


Making poi and exploring different poi movements provides endless opportunities to unleash your creativity and imagination.


Poi is easily adaptable to suit a wide range of ages and abilities (e.g. poi can be heavy or light, movements can be simple or complex).


Poi doesn’t require expensive equipment or technology, making it a cost effective way to play. 


Poi provides and opportunity to broaden cultural awareness by actively participating in Maori tradition.

See it in Action.

Check out this high-energy poi session at Blue School Pre-School, where we focused on getting our heart rates up, following instructions, unleashing our creativity, and having a whole lot of FUN!

More Resources

SpinPoi Starter Pack

Gain access to hours of fun by learning how to make poi and mastering your first moves. A great activity the whole family can participate in from the comfort of your own home.

Kids Poi

Your little one will love our soft, colorful, durable kids poi. Choose from our signature alphabet fabric or let your imagination run wild and request your very own custom color/pattern.

Poi Songs for Kids

Get twirling to the beat with SpinPoi’s original music. A beautiful mix of English and Māori kupu (words) by New Zealand artists. Available on Spotify, Apple Music, and all major streaming platforms.

Not sure where to start?

We have helped countless parents and educators incorporate poi into their activities and curriculum. If you’re not sure where to start simply get in touch, we’d be happy to support you in getting up and spinning in no time.