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How To : Make a Japanese Rokkaku kite with your kids

This instructional how to video will show you how to build a traditional Japanese bowed kite that's simple to make and has great soaring ability. Just watch and learn to make a battle kite. For this project you will need: rip-stop nylon, wooden dowels, cloth tape, double stick ...more

How To : Build an expert level Bermuda kite with your kids

In Bermuda, people celebrate holidays and special occasions by creating and flying colorful kites! Now you can join in the fun and learn how to build this traditional kite. Watch this instructional how to video to learn how to make a Bermuda kite. For this project you will nee ...more

How To : Build a Japanese expert level Suruga kite

This Japanese kite is a terrific flyer and exciting to make! Watch this instructional how to video to learn how to make a Suruga kite. Have fun creating your kite with an adult helper. For this project you will need: rib-stop nylon, bamboo dowels, cloth tape, double stick tape ...more

How To : Make a diamond shaped traditional kite

This is a very traditional kite you can make. Takes a couple of sticks and a plastic bag, add some string and masking tape and you are ready to go. This video tutorial shows how to make the classic diamond shaped kite, it's so quick and easy. Watch and learn how to make your o ...more

How To : Make a sled kite with your kids

You don't need any snow to build this awesome sled kite. After some simple steps in this how to video tutorial you'll be soaring the skies in no time! For this sled kite project you will need: garbage bag, bamboo sticks, cloth tape, scissors, magic marker, yard stick, and a ho ...more

How To : Make a box kite

A Box kite is a fun project that looks like it could never fly but it flies real easy. It's easy to make too. You will need dowels, straws, string, masking tape, scissors, and some newspaper or plastic. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a box-shaped kite.

How To : Construct a Korean fighter kite with your kids

This creative kite is perfect for high flying! Watch this instructional how to video to learn how to build an intermediate level Korean kite. For this project you will need: rip-stop nylon, bamboo sticks, cloth tape, double stick step, scissors, magic marker, yard stick, tooth ...more

How To : Make a bridle and fly-line for your kite

You can't fly a kite without a bridle and fly-line, so let this instructional how to video show you the ABC's of kiting. For this project you will need: garbage bag, wooden dowels, cloth tape, ribbon, scissors, magic marker, yard stick, and a pencil. Have fun creating your kit ...more

How To : Construct a kite messenger

This next video tutorial is going to show you how to make a cool kite messenger. If you don't know, a kite messenger is a little boat that fliesup a kite string to the kite. It then releases and comes all the way down the string. It's a cool little project that is sure to take ...more

How To : Make a dragon kite

The awesome kite in this how-to video has a long tail just like a dragon and is traditionally flown to celebrate the Chinese New Year! You will need RSN, tyvek, heavy duty plastic garbage bag, cloth tape, a bamboo stick - 48" long (window blind source), magic markers, a ruler ...more

How To : Build an amazing kite for under $5

Make a kite that cost a fraction of store bought kites and flies much further. Watch this how to video tutorial and learn how easy it is to make an amazing kite under five dollars.

How To : Construct a homemade kite out of heavy craft paper

Call your kids into the kitchen for this homemade kite project. This how to video tutorial shows you how to make a homemade kite using heavy duty craft paper, string, a wooden dowel, and glue. Making kites for your kids is not only fun but it also helps create great childhood ...more

How To : Construct a barn door kite with your kids

Use your imagination and you'll being soaring the friendly skies in no time! This instructional how to video will show you how to make a barn door kite. Have fun creating your kite with an adult helper. For this project you will need: a plastic sheet, wood dowels, cloth tape, ...more

How To : Make & Fly a kite

Kites are a great way to pass the time and they are oodles of fun! Learn how to make your own kite including how to select the size and style, how to tie the thread and how to fly a kite in this free video clip series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make & Fly a kite. Make & Fly a kite ...more

How To : Create a Della Porta kite with your kids

This kite's cool rectangle shape and easy assembly will have you flying high in no time! Watch this instructional how to video to learn how to build a Della Porta kite. For this project you will need: garbage bag, wooden dowels, cloth tape, ribbon, scissors, magic marker, yard ...more

How To : Build an easy kite

Joe Kelley puts his skills to the test and finds building a kite is easy; it's getting it up in the air that is the hard part. Greg Swanson tries to compete with his store-bought dragon, but has no luck either. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a kite.

How To : Make a diamond shaped kite with your kids

Get ready to make the kite that helped discover electricity! Watch this instructional how to video and learn to make a diamond shaped kite. For this project you will need: garbage bag, wooden dowels, cloth tape, string, scissors, magic marker, yard stick, toothpicks and ribbon ...more

How To : Fly a 2 line delta kite

In this series of video clips, you will learn how to fly a wide variety of different kites. Starting with the basic Delta Line Kites, you can see videos with tips for Flying Dragon Kites, Delta Sport Kites, Ozone Kites, and Power Kites. Learn how to loop and unloop your kite a ...more

News : Beautiful Kites From 1957

Usually when I see people flying kites at the beach, I associate the pace to a humdrum senior citizen activity. Serene for a few initial moments, dull for the rest. But then I saw these. I may have a change of heart. Posted by Mondoblog, these kites were showcased at Universi ...more

How To : Make a sled kite

You don't need any snow to build this awesome sled kite. After some simple steps you'll be soaring the skies in no time! You will need a garbage bag, banboo sticks, cloth tape, scissors, a yard stick, a marker, a hole punch, and the step-by-step instructions in this how-to vid ...more

How To : Make a kite

Making a kite can be a fun interactive experience for children. It's not that hard. Learn how to make a kite in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 12 - How to Make a kite. Make a kite - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a kite - Pa ...more

How To : Make a homemade kite

Learn how to make a homemade kite with this video. To do this you will need a regular plastic bag, some plastic straws, string and scissors. Begin by using the scissors to cut the bag in half, around the edges. Once you have this, make a rhombus shape out of it. You will need ...more

How To : Operate a kite to perform The Comete

Being able to manipulate your kite to perform tricks is an awesome talent, so why not begin to learn how to perform The Comete. This video shows the handmotions necessary along with slowed down clips to see exactly how the operator manipulates the kite. This is considered one ...more

How To : Build a barn door kite

Learn how to build a terrific Barn Door Kite, just follow along with this how-to video. Use your imagination and you'll being soaring the friendly skies in no time! You will need a plastic sheet, wood dowels, cloth tape, ribbon, and scissors. Build a barn door kite. Click thro ...more

How To : Build a classic sled kite in eleven easy steps

Here is an instructional video on a little kite history and step-by-step instructions on how to build a sled kite from a kit. For this project you'll need a pre-cut sled sail, two one-inch dowels, two 2-foot long dowels, bridle string, and six labels.

How To : Make a Vietnamese-style kite

Check out this video to lean how to make a Vietnamese-style kite out of newspaper. It looks fun. Make a Vietnamese-style kite. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Do the axel kite trick

The axel kite trick is basically a 360 degree flat turn on the center (axel) of the kite. Watch and learn how to do this core freestyle trick. It's absolutely key to learning advanced tricks. This is a sample from Prism Designs' Freestyle Pilot instructional DVD on dual-line k ...more

How To : Know the basics of building a kite

The video is about the basics of building a kite. The wind takes up the kite up. The first is a slate kite. A stable kite capable of flying in very light winds. The wind lifts the kite. The lift acts against the gravity. The tension on the string resists the drag by the wind. ...more

How To : Make a suruga kite

The kite in this how-to video is a terrific flyer and exciting to make! You will need ripstop nylon or equivalent, bamboo or wood dowels – 1/8” – 2 @ 36”, tape (cloth) and double stick tape, string (packaging type) 30’, a hobby stick, scissors, a ruler (yardstick), a pencil/pe ...more

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