Activities: Arts and Crafts

Paper Plate Kite

First, click below to choose your special design for your kite, which you can cut out and color.

Ladybug Kite

What You'll Need:

  • Large white paper plate
  • Glue
  • Paper punch
  • Ribbon, yarn, or string
  • Streamers
  • Stapler


What to Do:

  1. Glue your Lion or Ladybug picture on to the back part of the paper plate.
  2. Punch one hole at the top of the plate, one at the bottom, and one on each side.
  3. Measure 4 pieces of string, about 14 inches long each.
  4. Tie an end of one string through a hole and knot tightly. Repeat with the other strings, tying one string in each hole.
  5. Tie the ends of the 4 strings together above the front of the plate.
  6. Tie a 12 inch piece of yarn to this knot. You will hold onto this piece while you fly the kite.
  7. Cut 4 streamers around 15 inches long. Staple a streamer to each hole in the plate.
  8. Go fly your kite!