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Kite Building


Various materials that could be used for kites; paper, plastics etc. Bamboo canes/twigs. Sufficient string.


Build a kite suitable for flying. Build and fly a kite

Objective: to build a kite to a standard at which it can fly.

Equipment: plastic bags, paper, string, bamboo canes/dowel/other light woods/straws/other supports, glue

Execution: the kite can be made into any shape, ensuring it will fly. It can be made from any of the materials provided.

Time: 40 minutes


  • creative
  • basic aviation
  • design & make
  • Making things

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