it was great fun on the day after we got a hang of how to spin it. the kids loved it the adults had a competition to see who could spin the biggest one. its extremely hard to clean the sugar gets stuck inside and there was more sugar in the bowl than was turning into floss.i would say save up and buy a good one. Global Gizmos Benross Candy Floss Maker
and someone has to hold it down other wise it will vibrate off the surface. its okay but am not in a hurry to use again. i will give it to charity.