Make Your Own Kite

Materials to Make a Simple Paper Kite:

  • Printer paper
  • Scissors
  • Yarn (This worked ok with me, but I wish I used a lighter string.)
  • Tape
  • Popsicle Stick
  • Markers
  • Hole Puncher
  • Stapler
  • Ruler

 

Directions to Make a Simple Paper Kite: 

 

  1. Draw a design on both sides of your paper.  (Chuck and I did this collaboratively.)

    2.  Fold your paper in half. (Half the length.)

    3.  Using your ruler, make a mark at 2 1/2 ” and a mark at  3 1/2″ on the folded edge.

    4.  Now curve both corners of your paper down and staple them at the 2 1/2″ mark. (Don’t fold them down, make sure the paper is curved.) Your kite should now look like this.

  1. Punch at hole at the 3 1/2″ mark.  Then, cut a long piece of string and tie it to your kite.

    6.  Tape the other end of your string down to a popsicle stick.  Wind your excess string around the Popsicle stick so it doesn’t get tangled.

Now  go fly your own kite!    It takes a strong gust of wind to lift your kite, but if you run around (or ride your bicycle really fast), your kite will float along beside you too.

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the RSS feed to have future articles delivered to your feed reader.

Lämna ett svar

Din e-postadress kommer inte publiceras. Obligatoriska fält är märkta *