9 Fun Homemade Kite Tutorials

Looking for fun activities for kids to enjoy a summer breeze?  The only thing that comes to mind is to go fly a kite!  I’ve got your back with these 9 how to make a kite that flies tutorials for children.  These kite designs include lunch sack, newspaper, garbage bag, fabric and contact paper.  Your child will love watching their kite go up, up and away!

Fun Homemade Kite Tutorials

We’ve taken away all the guess work on activities for kids with these incredible tutorials. For even more boredom buster activities and traditions Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 400 tutorials. You can always search there if you’’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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How to Make a Kite for Kids

Contact Paper Confetti Kite

1.  Contact Paper Confetti Kite ~ No gluing necessary with this fabulous kite.  Contact paper was used so the tissue paper confetti sticks right to it.  {{wink}}

Tyvek Sled Kite {how to}

2.  Tyvek Sled Kite {how to} ~ Make a durable kite using tyvek or a recycled tyvek mailer.  A free template is available so all you have to do is download, trace, cut and decorate.

Lunch Sack Kite

3.  Lunch Sack Kite ~ A simple lunch sack kite.  Make it colorful by decorating it with stickers and streamers.  If you don’t have stickers use markers, crayons or even watercolors.

Kite Designs

How to Make a Kite

4.  How to Make a Kite ~ Who knew making a kite could be so easy and with beautiful results?!  This kite was made with fabric and wooden dowels.  It’s so pretty you might want to keep it on display.  {{wink}}

Simple Paper Kite

5.  Simple Paper Kite ~ A simple paper kite made from one sheet of paper.  It’s so easy a toddler could make it themself!

How to Design Your Own Kite

6.  How to Design Your Own Kite ~ Design your own kite shape with this amazing tutorial.  The skies the limit when you use your imagination.


Homemade Windsock Kites

7.  Homemade Windsock Kites ~ A kite on a stick!  Perfect for a non-windy day.  Made with tissue paper and pipe cleaner.

Garbage Bag Kite

8.  Garbage Bag Kite ~ Make a kite with household items.  Use a garbag bag or recycled shopping bags.

DIY Newspaper Kites

9.  DIY Newspaper Kites ~ This newspaper kite is the perfect companion to a day at the beach or park.  Would also make a fun party activity.

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