Pocket Sized Paper Kite





Introduction: Pocket Sized Paper Kite

It's small , it's Cheap , It's the samllest flying toy you can make with some office supplies

Step 1: The Materials and the Tools

First of all Thanks for choosing my instructable and i hope you enjoy it.
It is based on this instructable https://www.instructables.com/id/EY531XQ6DQEP287Z4P/
In order to make our kite we will need these:

A A4 Sheet of paper
A 10x10 cm sheet (you can make it by cutting a normal sheet )if you want you can make it with a post-it note
A pen or a pencil
Clear tape or masking tape ( i recommend using both)
Cotton or nylon string (the thinnest possible)
A small mauly ( #19)
a paperclip
A used Zip lock bag ( clean!)
a hole puncher ( optional)

Swiss tool (or pliers and scissors and hobby knifr and magnifier)
Calculator (optional)

Step 2: Measure the Sheet

well this step is virtually easy you need to take measure of the length and the height of the sheet
so we will make a "clone " of the sheet but in a really small size 3 times smaller you can use you mind or the calculator and write the final results in the center of the sheet
the measurements of the sheet must be
21.5 x 28 (centimeters not inches)
And Divide it in 3

Step 3: Let's Make the "daugther" of the Sheet

once you divide the results in 3 you need to make the small sheet out of the 10x10 sheet
Mark the small sheet with the pencil
you have no excuse the results are there
and mark the length and the heigth

for doing this first mark the length and a little line in the 7.1 one
and then the heigth like the last step and mark the 9.3

this sounds hard, but it's esay, use the photos for visual aid

Step 4: Cut

Well The photo Explains The whole step itself

Remember cutting the heigth and the length with scissors or hobby knife

Step 5: Prepare the Foldings

Well you will need to mark these points in the small sheet of paper

in the right up corner 0.8 cm
And in the left down Corner 1.9 cm
And make a diagonal line between those lines
then fold that line and tape
and cut in the half the tape leftover
and bend the leftover in the inside part
This step may be hard but take this advice
"use the photos for visual aid"

Step 6: Making It Look More Like a Kite

first straigthen the paperclip and look at the front part ( the widest part) and cut the left over paperclip
and then tape it in place

Remember:"use the photos as visual aid"

Step 7: Let's Make the Tail

use the photos for this step you willl need the ziplock bag

first,cut a ruler (not literary)just the measurement
and the cut half centimeter of the ziplock bag
and cut one side so you will have a large strip
tape it to the opposite side of the wide side
up and down so it will strong

Step 8: That's It!!!

for this step you need to spool around a mauly first make several knots in one of the mauly's arms and then spool i recomend about 150 - 250 loops
place tape in the down part
make a hole 2 centimeters from the end and 1/2 cm from the top
make several knots



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    The mauly is known as a "binder clip" in the US.

    or a "barbie purse" if you fold the handles together.

    They're bulldog clips in Australia.

    bulldog clips in the UK too

    and binder clips, too, if you live in western canada.

    i have a REAL bulldog!(the animal not the clip)

    well we call them bulldog clips also maybe its the region you live in (i live in the southeast)

    I don't get it - tape it to what?Am I supposed to make another small sheet of paper, fold it likewise and tape them to each other?Please, help