How to Make a Kite By, Jessica

Have you ever wanted to build a kite in under 30 minutes? Well now you can! 

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Step 1: Step 1: Gather the Materials.

Gather these materials:

-A big paper bag
-A thin stick (preferably two sets of chop sticks)
-Hot glue gun (with parent supervision) 
-A ruler
-Hole puncher 

Step 2: Step 2: Cut the Paper Bag.

Get the scissors, and the big paper bag. 
Cut the paper bag into the shape of a diamond.  After put  aside

Step 3: Step 3: Make the Base.

Get your stick, (if you used chop sticks DO NOT CUT IT!)  cut 2 sticks 30cm. Once your done, get your hot glue gun, put the sticks into the shape of a cross then super glue it.

Step 4: Making the Actual Kite.

Get the paper bag, glue gun, and the stick.  Get the paper bag and lay it down on a flat surface, then get the stick and align it, the  get the glue gun and glue it together, Then get the hole puncher and hole punch the end of the kite, the n put the string threw the hole. When you want to fly it, unwind the string.

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    5 years ago on Introduction

    or tie a string (40 cm) through two holes in the sail (5 cm from upper and lower end).

    tie the kitestring to this string, where the upper part is around 15 cm and the lower 25 cm.

    Find out the right position by testing the flight outdoor on a big grass-field.

    Don´t forget to tie a tail with bows o out of 3 or 4 long strips of paper zo the bottom Corner.

    It should be almost 5 times as long as the kite (1,5 m).

    if it´s to short, try 8 times as long as the kite (2,4 m).


    5 years ago on Introduction

    You need a thin line fastened where the sticks cross to actually fly the kite