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This is a simple project to do with kids. All you need are two sticks, a bag, string and scissors and you have a kite!
You will need: a plastic bag, string, two sticks, scissors and ribbon.
Take the two sticks - they can be garden stakes, dowels, straight twigs, simple skewers tapes together - and tie them together with a piece of string....
Wrap the string around the back of the main stick and cross the string across the front of the cross stick. Then wrap the ends of the string back aro...
Cut the garbage bag to fit the frame of the kite. Tie the ends of the sail to the wood frame. No need to use glue or tape. Just keep the knots tigh...
First, tie a piece of string from one side of the cross stick to the other, leaving slack to form a triangle like shown in the photo. Then, tie the e...
Tie lovely ribbons to the end of the kite in order to help balance it. You can even attach a small weight, like a washer, if the ribbons don't seem h...
The day I made this kite and had my camera with me, there was no wind. :( So it only got about two feet off the ground. But if you can get a nice f...
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Posted:Aug 20, 2005
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