What You Need
- 1 wax paper 14 x 20 inch (36x51cm), white (sail)
- 4 thin bamboo sticks: cross 2x 23 3/4 inch (60cm); spine 1x 19 1/2inch (48cm); strut 1x 14inch (36cm)
- Tissue paper 1 x 5 inch (2.5×12.5cm), yellow, blue, magenta, violett
- 7 sheets of copy paper 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch (4x4cm), (patches)
- 2 sheets of crepe paper 2 inch x 2,7yards (5x250cm), yellow (tail)
- 20m twine (extra strong)
- Keyring (small)
- Tape roll (handle)
- Measuring tape
- PVA Glue
- Glue stick
- Q-Tip and bottle cup
eminence : My bamboo sticks are from a garden center. possibly you ’ ve got an old kite you can “ borrow ” the twine and wield from. The lighter the better, thus try to use the least sum of glue and decoration potential.
Step 1 Fold the sail in one-half and open up again. Fold 1″ to the top and open up again. lead : Glue the 14″-stick to the upper and fold in the paper ( 14″-side ). Glue the paper over it. spine : Cover the 19″-stick with glue and glue it to the center. Step 2 Glue the 2 cross-sticks ( 23 3/4″ ) across the paper. Step 3 Glue the 7 white paper patches to the paper as shown in the mental picture. Step 4 Cut squares from the biased weave paper and decorate the kite. Step 5 Make two holes with the toothpick in the middle, left, and right of the spur.
Step 6 Cut a slice of twist and knot it to the upper berth sticks on the leave. Make a moment knot to the right and wind up the string until you get a bow ( stick-side shows upwards ). Step 7 The width, or clear left to top mighty of the kite measures 2×18 1/2″ ( 48cm ) and the distance, or middle of the kite measures 15″ ( 38.5cm ). Cut the wind a piece longer for both. Knot it first doubly to the top leave, measurement and knot it to the good corner. Make a pipit head in the middle and add it to the keyring. For the middle make a pigtail with stopper knot. measure and put it through the two holes in the in-between and knot it twice. Add it to the keyring. Step 8 Take the string and knot it to the inner magnetic tape roll. Wind it all up. That ’ s truly significant, otherwise the kite will fly away with a strong wind ( which happened to us ) ! Make a pigtail at the end. Best to add it to the keyring just before you let the kite fly. Step 9 Glue the two tails to the bottom left and right. They are substantive, helping the kite keep a steady flight. Your kite is fix ! Fly your kite in an exposed space without besides many people or office lines nearby. Choose a day with medium and firm scent. Stand with your kite, the wreathe at your back, and give twist loosely to let it complimentary. Be careful not to let the twist stinger into your hands. We took the kite to the coast on our holiday in England. One of the days made for the perfect kite-flying weather so we jumped at the opportunity and had a blast ! To be extra prepared, to take your scissors, intertwine, videotape, and gloves with you, just in case you need to adjust the balance or mend the paper after a crash. happy craft !
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