Make outside play more fun with these DIY kite activities.
Kiddo’s everywhere dream they can fly. Kites are a way for them to experience the fun of soaring from the safety of the ground. These 25 DIY kite activities for 5 year olds will inspire your kiddo to create, paint, build, and even fly their own kites. Happy Crafting!
Get ready to fill your windows with adorable tissue paper kite art. These are as lovely as sun catchers and will inspire your child to make even more kite crafts.
Via Kinder Craze
This cupcake liner kite craft is so adorable it looks like it should be a greeting card!
This gorgeous diy kite will become a favorite around your house…so you better make more than one!
Via Red Ted Art
Kites don’t have to be fancy to fly. Some twine, two sticks, tape, and a piece of paper is all you’ll need to feel the tugging of the wind.
Via Made By Joel
So your kids want to make a kite. But you don’t have the right paper. No worries, this kite is made from a garbage bag. Fly away!
Homemade kites don’t all have to look exactly the same…and this cool kite will outfly them all!
Via Babble Dabble Do
Sometimes when it’s rainy, your kids still want to fly a kite. Now they can! This paper plate kite is simple to make and perfect for flying inside.
For Hindus, Sankranti is the day children fly kites…and this awesome kite craft will make sure your child is ready to soar.
If your child were a kite, how would they spend their day?
Sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate with kite flying fun, but that’s okay. This kite on a stick will insure your kids still get to run around outside…even if the weather doesn’t agree!
Via Crafts By Amanda
Lunch time is over and your kids want to play. This paper lunch sack kite is the perfect save! They can decorate it then take it outside and fill the afternoon with giggly delight.
Via Lovely Commotion
Jane and Michael Banks made a kite just like this newspaper kite. I’m pretty sure. I think I’ve heard a song about it even…
Painted pasta makes for an adorable painted pasta kite picture. Who knew?
Via Crafty Morning
This awesome diy kite is made up almost entirely of things found in nature. What a way to celebrate the great outdoors!
Via Sprout Online
This paper kite craft is simple, so make more than one. Seriously. Each kid needs their own…and possibly a back-up (because they might float away).
Your kids want to fly something but all of your homemade kites have failed. No worries! The absolute easiest kite in the world is here to save the day.
Via Making Boys Men
This rainbow kite is fun to make and will look beautiful on your child’s wall once they are done.
This kid-made kite is one where you hand your child all the supplies and tell them to imagine something fun. You’ll be truly impressed with how well they do!
This simple kite takes two minutes to make from start to finish. Who’s ready to go to the park??
Via Inner Child Fun
This finger-painted kite is nearly mess less – which means more fun for the parent and the kid.
This gorgeous stained glass kite will sit in your window and remind you of all the kite-flying fun you shared.
Via Make and Takes
Your kids can rock symmetry on their diy kite using this awesome idea!
Watercolor just belongs in the sky. Or at least on this sweet watercolor kite.
My childhood was spent making millions of these yarn kites. And now you can make them with your child, too!
After all that kite play, you’re little fliers will need a snack. These s’mores kite pops are the perfect combination of s’mores deliciousness and kite playing fun.