Fun Easy Kids Craft: Make a Kite

by Jessica G Posted on March 15, 2011

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Spring is right around the corner! And what better way to celebrate than by flying a kite! Whether flying outside or even in your living room, our kid’s kite is sure to be a hit.

You’ll Need:

White card stock
Scissors
Hole punch
String or yarn
2 straws
Glue
Ribbon

Making our kite is easy!

1. Print out kite shape on card stock (choose our Play or Run kite!)
2. Make a cross using 2 straws and cut to size
3. Glue straws, with the vertical straw over the horizontal straw
4. Punch a hole over the 2 white circles
5. Tie string from one hole to the next, making a loop
6. Tie a long string to the middle of the loop, as the flying line
7. Attach ribbons to the bottom of the kite as a tail
8. Go fly your kite!

Cheers,
Petite Lemon

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  1. AnnAbbott Says:

    My son would love to do this project. He is always trying to make kits out of twigs and sticks. Thanks for sharing such an easy idea.

  2. shannonr Says:

    what a great little project to work on with the kids. I will have to print this out and work on it with my son. Thanks for the wonderful ideas :)

  3. BarbaraJ Says:

    Really a cool idea and I will use it for my grandkids. I plan summer fun and activities for them all summer long. Thank you for this great idea.

  4. Joey Says:

    This is a fun easy project. I’ll have to print this out for my nieces and nephews. They’ll love this. I love creative people!

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Find out more about Jessica from Petite Lemon... Jessica is a featured designer for Petite Lemon Prints. Petite Lemon was created by friends who share a love for fresh, modern design, family and fun. We specialize in creating unique, personalized stationery, décor and gifts. Our designs are clean, innovative and delightful — a blend of modern style and classic inspiration paired together in a fresh, striking way. Our designs grace products from fabulous cards and stationery to gorgeous growth charts and fresh photo posters.

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