Homemade Kite Making

Kite Shop Seattle

Kite Shop Seattle

January 3, 2018

We are finally announcing the closing of Gasworks Park Kite Shop. The building we are in is going to be torn down- a good reason to…

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Australian kite

Australian kite

December 10, 2017

There are two main causes of fire in bush country – man and lightning. Gosford heard stories from the native peoples of birds dropping…

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Making Kites with Preschoolers

Making Kites with Preschoolers

November 22, 2017

Spring is a great time to fly kites. I found a fun and easy kite making pattern* that is perfect for kids (today kids 2 to 9 used these…

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Kite making plans

Kite making plans

November 19, 2017

Why build from kite plans? Well, if you ve made a few kites before, it s just a bit quicker and more convenient than wading through…

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Reviews on the kite Runner

Reviews on the kite Runner

November 13, 2017

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Bloomsbury £12.99, pp324 In this, apparently the first Afghan novel to be written in English, two…

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Easy kite making for kids

Easy kite making for kids

November 10, 2017

Kite flying is a wonderful experience for kids (and big people too)! It is an incredible feeling to be holding onto a kite string and…

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Kites Hrithik dance

Kites Hrithik dance

October 8, 2017

All I did was pull it back a little … Hrithik Roshan and Bárbara Mori in Kites The clash of civilisations is continuing to bear new…

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Make a simple kite

Make a simple kite

October 2, 2017

A Hand-Waving Guide Trying to make a start in basic kite making? Without actually providing step-by-step instructions, this page will…

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Japanese kite making

Japanese kite making

September 26, 2017

The MBK Dowel Rokkaku This set of instructions on how to make a Rokkaku kite assumes you know absolutely nothing about kite making…

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Kite making Procedure

Kite making Procedure

August 27, 2017

A Phoenix-shaped Kite In ancient China the kite was known as Zhiyuan (paper glede). Originally regarded as a technology, it also…

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Patang fighting kite

Patang fighting kite

August 15, 2017

Kites were invented in China, where materials ideal for kite building were readily available: silk fabric for sail material; fine…

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Custom made Kites

Custom made Kites

July 1, 2017

At Flying Smiles Kites, we carry only the highest quality products and strive to match you with the right kite. From traditional diamond…

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Easy homemade kite

Easy homemade kite

June 10, 2017

Anytime we are at the beach or a park where someone is flying a kite JZ (5) is fascinated and asks when we can buy a kite. Recently…

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Benjamin Franklin key kite

Benjamin Franklin key kite

May 20, 2017

Benjamin Franklin first shocked himself in 1746, while conducting experiments on electricity with found objects from around his house…

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Homemade kite designs

Homemade kite designs

May 8, 2017

We didn t know we could do it, until we did it! That s rightthis weekend, we designed, constructed and flew our own homemade kites…

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Make kite at Home

Make kite at Home

April 23, 2017

Few things in life are better on a brisk, sunny spring day than taking the family out to the park to fly a kite. But have you ever…

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Kite Vietnam/

Kite Vietnam/

March 24, 2017

Photo: Boards for hire, Mui Ne. Along with Boracay in the Philippines, Mui Ne is one of the top locations for wind- and kite-surfing…

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Kite experiment

Kite experiment

March 15, 2017

Today in Science History - Quickie Quiz Alexander George McAdie American meteorologist who followed Benjamin Franklin in employing…

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