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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Super Easy Kites that actually fly!

I saw a post on kites at Better In Bulk and knew this was something we had to try especially since it was a rather blustery day. These kites are super easy to make and can be flown by practically anyone, including my 3 year old :).
  1. Fold a paper in half; hamburger styleDSCN5154
  2. Along the fold, mark at 2 1/2 inches and at 3 1/2 inchesDSCN5155
  3. With the paper still folded, pull the two corners closest to the 2 1/2 inch mark to the dot and staple them there.DSCN5156 
  4. Punch a hold at the 3 1/2 inch mark and tie a long string to it.DSCN5158
  5. Fly like there's no tomorrow!DSCN2701See...even little kids can do it!

I’m linking up to Tot Tuesday @ Delicious Ambiguity, Amaze Me August @ Bella Before & After, and Works for Me Wednesday @ We Are That Family.

 

5 comments:

  1. I'm so glad they worked for you!! Aren't they great fun?

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  2. I love this idea. I stumbled by your blog and am eager to follow you to get some more fun ideas for my girls!

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  3. wow! this is so simple, yet effective. we have to try it on our next windy day.

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  4. Thanks for actually showing where the dots go-- couldn't figure it out from Better in Bulk because I'm a super visual person and my synapses just weren't firing :)

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