How to Make These Brilliant Kite Bookmarks
We found out that the 8th of February is international Kite Flying Day! Peakles and I love flying kites and we could not wait to celebrate it! As some of you may know we have enjoyed flying kites for many years, before Peakles was even born! As a family, we have lots of great memories about making and flying kites. In fact, some of our best memories are of being at the beach and seeing one fly away after one of us accidently let go of the string!
We thought long and hard about what we could make and decided that some bookmarks would be a great idea! These are so easy to make and are an ideal craft for young readers to make too. Peakles has started to read on her own and loves having her own homemade bookmarks!
coloured card scissors stickers ribbon glue
coloured pencils or markers ruler or straight edge
How To Made The Bookmarks
First use the ruler to draw a cross shape on the card 3cms (1 & 1/2 inches) by 5cms (3 inches). Then take the ruler and draw straight lines from the points of the cross to make a diamond/kite shape.
Next cut out the kite and decorate it with stickers or colour with pencils and markers. Take a length of ribbon to make the kites tail and stick to the back of the kite and leave to dry.
These are so simple to make and can be decorated however you want to! Peakles made some with flowers, with stickers and with sequins too!
International Kite Flying Day
Peakles and I are joining in with International Kite Flying Day blog hop hosted by Witty Hoots as part of their monthly Quirky Blog Hop series! Check out all the great ideas below and remember to join in with the linky too!
Witty Hoots made these easy to make Kite Gift Tags that would brighten any present.
Peakle Pie shares some cute Kite Bookmarks, ideal for readers young and old!
Creative World of Varya
Crafty Kids at Home shares a kite collage activity in Lets Go Fly a Kite.
KiddyCharts has some great ideas for Kite Cards ideal for Valentine’s Day or just to show you care.
Kid World Citizen
Pray Species creates these adorable crafts in Flying a Kite Toddler Style