Looking for kite making instructions? This tutorial is easy enough for kids, but fun enough for adults too! Let’s go and make some paper kites, shall we?
DIY Kite Making Instructions
DIY kite making is super easy and a practical craft that you and your kids can enjoy constructing. Simple kites can be constructed from basic supplies on hand like paper, paper bag, trash bags, drinking straws, etc. So here we have collected 14 DIY kite making tutorials so you can learn how to make a kite for your kids and let them help. Which one is your favorite?
15 DIY Kite Making Tutorials for Kids
1. DIY Paper Kite
A very simple and easy to make kite with materials available at home. Kids would surely enjoy running around the yard with these cute kites. Instructions here.
2. DIY Diamond Kite
I used to make diamond kites with my brothers every summer; one of my fond childhood memories. You too can make it with this tutorial.
3. Quilt Kite
If you know your way around making quilts then this won’t be as difficult as it sounds. Check it out here.
4. Box Kite
This is an easy-to-make and easy-to-fly kite; perfect afternoon project with the kids. Get the instructions here.
5. Tissue Paper Kite
This kite is amazing. It is definitely a project to do with the kids. With the right supplies, and these clear instructions!
6. Fun Shapes Kite
This is a great afternoon activity where you and your kids can enjoy constructing. Kids can decide what shape their kite will take. See how you can make it here.
7. Plastic Bag Kite
Upcycle a trash bag into an awesome kite; frugal fun for all ages. Make it with this tutorial.
8. Lunch Sack Kite
This a very simple kite to make and can be constructed from supplies you probably already have on hand like your lunch sacks. Get the instructions here.
9. Patterned Paper Kite
Enjoy creating your own cute and colorful kites with a few supplies you already have on hand. Tutorial here!
10. Patchwork Kite
If you already got yourself a store-bought kite, here is a fun diy makeover you can give it! Check out how you can make a patchwork body for it.
11. Curved Paper Kite
Bring back fun memories with this cheap and easy to make curved paper kite. Check it out here.
12. Plastic Tablecloth Kite
This is another frugal kite-making project that you can try creating with the kids. Make it with this tutorial.
13. Tetrahedral Kite
This kite looks really difficult and time-consuming, but once you see the tutorial you’ll see constructing a tetrahedral kites is fairly easy to understand and carry out. See how you can make it here.
14. Windsock Kite
Kids will love running around seeing these kites floating in the air behind them. These really are such fun windsocks to make and play with. Instructions here.
15. Store Flyer Kite
This is another quick and simple kite project made out of a grocery store flyer. Follow these easy instructions, and you’ll be flying through the air in no time.
Need one more kite making project for kids? See how you can make a newspaper kite from April Bryan:
Which kite making project are you going to try with the kids? Let us know below in the comments!