10 Kite Crafts for Kids

A child holding a rainbow patterned kite

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Are you in need of some family activities to keep your kiddos entertained? Try making one of these fabulous kites in this craft round-up.

All of these crafty kites are kid-friendly, can be made on a budget, and turn out so cute. Your kids will love watching their handiwork soar through the air. 

  • 01 of 10

    Kite Craft With Drinking Straws

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    Creative Jewish Mom

    How cute would this kite garland look at a summer birthday party? It's super easy to make with drinking straws and tissue paper. 

    Kid's Kite Craft With Drinking Straws from Creative Jewish Mom

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    Easy Watercolor Kite

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    Little Family Fun

    Use a watercolor technique to make these pretty kites. Your crafty kiddos can get creative with all the different colors of the rainbow. Hang these in your home for spring decor.

    Easy Kite Craft for Kids from Little Family Fun 

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    Mini Paper Kites

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    One Creative Mommy

    Get outside with these mini paper kites and watch them soar through the wind. These are super simple to craft in one afternoon with your kiddos.

    Mini Paper Kites from One Creative Mommy

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    Pasta Noodle Kite

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    Crafty Morning

    Bowtie pasta noodles make the perfect bows on a kite string. This is an easy project that even the littlest crafters can accomplish.  

    Pasta Noodle Kite Craft from Crafty Morning

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    Lunch Sack Kite

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    Lovely Commotion

    You can make your kite out of a classic brown lunch sack. Decorate with markers, stickers, glitter–or anything you'd like.

    Lunch Sack Kite from Lovely Commotion

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    Kite With Streamers

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    I Can Teach My Child

    Your kids can make these crafty kites all on their own. Attach streamers at the bottom of the kite to help it fly through the sky. 

    Kid-Made Kite from I Can Teach My Child

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    Stained Glass Kite

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    Kinder Craze

    Aren't these kites beautiful? They make such lovely window decorations for your home. Use tissue paper to get that stained glass effect. 

    Stained Glass Kite Decorations from Kinder Craze 

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    Plastic Bag Kite

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    Munchkins and Moms

    Looking for a super easy activity that uses inexpensive materials? Try this awesomely simple plastic bag kite. This craft is a great way to recycle old plastic bags from your trips to the grocery store or pharmacy.

    Plastic Bag Kites from Munchkins and Moms 

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    Simple Personalized Kite

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    Inner Child Fun

    Learn how to make a simple, but also super cute, kite with this video tutorial. You'll only need a light breeze to get this kite to fly.

    How to Make a Simple Kite from Inner Child Fun

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    Rainbow Windsock

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    The Spruce

     Make your kite a permanent decoration with this easy rainbow windsock. Use material from around the house and streamers leftover from your last party to put this cute craft together.

    Rainbow Windsock Craft from The Spruce