Kites of many shapes and sizes fly through the air. Here is a fun art activity for children to make a kite picture.
small kite stickers, or kites made by the children
Read the Book: “Let’s Fly a Kite” by Stuart J. Murphy
Description: Place the construction paper on the table. Place 6 – 12 inch pieces of string in a basket next to the paper, in another basket place colored bow macaroni. Place small bottles of glue, one per child.
Instructions: After reading the story, let the children use the materials to create their picture any way they would like.
Provide students with cut-outs of shapes, such as parallelograms, squares, triangles, trapezoids, and rhombus, or instruct the students to cut out these shapes. They can then glue the shapes to a piece of construction paper to make a kite flying scene.
Every great kite has a tail, include some string for the children to decorate their kite with. You can discuss what the shapes are, what color they are, or how many sides they have.
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