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Transform boring sheets of paper into simple and fun craft projects.
You Will Need
- A sheet of 8 1/2" x 11" paper
- A ruler
- A pencil
- A stapler
- A hole punch
- And some kite string or another sturdy string, like twine
- Some crayons or markers (optional)
Fold the paper in half so the shorter sides meet. Set the paper on your work surface so that the fold is at the bottom.
Measure & mark
Use your ruler to measure 2 ½ inches from one end of the folded edge and put a pencil mark there.
Measure & mark again
Measure another 2 ½ inches from the first mark and put another pencil mark there.
Bend one layer
Taking the top corner nearest to the first mark, bend down one layer of the paper to the folded edge where you made the first mark. But don’t crease it.
Bend other layer
Holding the folded-down corner in place, pick up the paper and bend the other top layer down in the opposite direction so that it’s even with the first corner.
Staple the folded corners in place.
Punch a hole where you made the second mark.
Loop string & knot
Loop one end of your kite string through the hole and knot it tightly.As soon as a good breeze kicks up, your kite will be ready to take off!