This DIY Kite craft is the perfect spring craft for when the weather is not cooperating. With fluffy clouds and bow ties on the string, it really does have all of the best features of a day out flying your kite!
Grab some construction paper, scissors, glue, cotton balls, marker, and bowtie pasta. I bought the mini version and they worked perfectly. I honestly think this company makes these just so moms can do crafts, but my kids enjoy eating them.
DIY Kite Craft
Next, I drew some triangles on construction paper and the outline of the kite on the blue paper.
I had my son cut out the colored triangles. For younger kids, you can just have the triangles already cut out for them.
Then he matched up the shapes to the corresponding empty spaces and glued them down. I love any craft that includes educational components like this. A little shapes and fine motor work, for the win!
He squeezed some glue on the tail of the kite and glued the bowtie pasta onto the spots.
After the kite was completed, I just told him to put clouds wherever he wanted. He really loved it when I told him he had to use a lot of glue to make sure the cotton balls stuck. He squeezed an excessive amount out, but who really cares. 🙂
Here is the happy boy with his completed DIY kite Craft. It didn’t even matter that it was 36 degrees and snowing outside (and it’s officially spring – hah).
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________________________________________________________________________________Kim is a contributing writer for No Time For Flash Cards, a mom to a toddler, a preschooler, and a foster parent, too. She juggles her day by trying out fun activities and crafts with the kids. After all, she is just a big kid herself.