Let's Go Fly a Kite

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by Travel_and_Outdoors

image of kiteAnybody who has lived in the Bay Area long enough knows that there is no such thing as a gentle spring breeze!  When that afternoon wind picks up is the perfect time to go outside and fly a kite!

There are plenty of places to buy a kite, but maybe you would like to try your hand at making your own?

The Ultimate Kite Book

The Ultimate Kite Book by Paul Morgan

The complete guide to making, choosing and flying kites of all kinds! From boxes to sleds to diamonds to deltas, from stunts and fighters to parachutes and more!


Making KitesKites

Kites by Norma Dixon

Provides instructions for making and flying all kinds of kites, including a serpent kite, six sided kite, shooting star, and flexible kite.

The Great Kite Book

The Great Kite Book by Norman Schmidt

Fill the sky with animals when you build these 19 brightly colored kites, including a blue, red and purple butterfly, an iridescent dragonfly, a richly hues barn swallow and 16 more! Each design has it's own flying pattern and you get all the aerodynami background to understand why!


Marvelous Mini-kites

Marvelous Mini-kites by Norman Schmidt

No larger than 8 1/2 x 11 piece of paper, these marvelous mini kites are simple to make and simple to fly!



Happy flying!

~ written by Elizabeth

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