These kite kits include:
- all materials required for assembly
- all materials pre-cut to size
- line and handle sets for flying
- instructions for easy kite making.
The kite kits use simple construction methods and materials
that are familiar to children and easy to find around the
home, so that they will be encouraged to go on to making more
kites for themselves. The materials include plastic for the
sails, plastic sticks for spars, plastic ribbon for tails,
laminated cardboard handles and a cob of flying line.
You will need sellotape (wide, e.g.18 mm) and snips or dispensers
to cut pieces off.
Making the kite kits requires some technical ability, e.g.
placing tape accurately on the corners and tying knots, and
as such are recommended for children year 3 and over.
To assemble the kite kits children need to be able to tie
The kite sails can be decorated by the children and they
will have their own individually crafted kite that will fly.
I use Vivids to decorate the kites. Soft crayons and some
soft pastels will also work. Poster paints, acrylics, stickers
and glitter glue can be good, too. Water-based markers will
The Kite Lady has designed laminated cardboard
winders with easy grip handles and line winding area for
little fingers to manage easily. They come with a cob of flying
line for children to wind up their own line - good practice
for their flying session!
Kite kits are supplied with the materials in bundles.
Kite kits are no longer available packaged individually
For quantities less than 20, the price is $9.00 each.
For bundles of 20 or more - $4.95 ea.
Line and handle sets can be purchased separately in packs
of 20 - SBLWS $30
Other materials are not sold separately.
Orders are made up when payment is received. Please allow
7 days for time to make up the order and delivery to you.