How to Do the Walk-the-Dog Yo Yo Trick
This is one of the most famous classic yo yo tricks you can perform. It's easy and always a hit.
You will need
- A yo-yo
- Basic yo-yo experience
- A flat floor or ground
Step 1 Throw a fast sleeper Throw a fast sleeper to start the trick. Drop the yo-yo and don’t let it bounce and return to your hand after you drop it.
Step 2 Swing the yo-yo in front of you Swing the yo-yo gingerly in front of you and set it lightly on the ground.
Avoid concrete and other rough surfaces that can damage your yo-yo. It’s best to use a wood floor or a floor with firm carpet.
Step 3 Let the yo-yo move Let the spinning motion of the yo-yo pull it along the ground. If the yo-yo snaps back early, just try it again.
Step 4 Return the yo-yo Return the yo-yo to your hand by giving it a quick jerk before it stops spinning.
Did you know? It is believed that the yo-yo originated over 2,500 years ago in ancient Greece.