With the International Kite Festival Celebrations right around the corner, why don’t you let your child create their very own version of a paper kite? Kite flying is perhaps what our childhood comprised—carefully crafting the kites, learning the knack of cutting the neighbour’s kites, and understanding the force of the wind! Time to teach your little one about the art of flying kites with this fun kite paper craft activity!
This activity will:
- Teach your child about kites
- Enhance his/her curiosity
- Keep him/her away from TV/Smartphone
Parental involvement: Medium
Duration: 20 minutes
Skills Acquired: Imagination, Curiosity, Self-Expression
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Materials You’ll Need:
- Coloured paper
- A pair of scissors
Instructions for Kite Paper Craft Activity:
- Cut a coloured paper into a square.
- Connect the opposite ends with sticks.
- Tape the sticks to the paper.
- Draw and cut a triangle from a coloured paper and stick it to the bottom.
- Add ribbons at the bottom and side corners.
- Roll yarn onto a stick to form the spool.
- Tie the other end of the yarn where the sticks intersect.
- Ready to fly the kite?
Up and away it goes!
If your child enjoyed this colourful activity, then he/she is sure to love our Jr. Colour Scientist box—filled with artistic activities filled with colours, patterns and shades!
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