Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes
How to Make a Patriotic Kite Decoration
Fly these Patriotic Kite Decorations at any americana celebration! Kids (and kids at heart!) will love decorating these cardstock kites with stars, straws, beads and more.
Trace & cut out kite
Trace the kite shape onto the cardstock and cut it out.
Decorate & outline
Decorate kite with Foamie stars and outline kite with white paint pen.
Glue straw to back of kite
Cut 1 straw in half and glue across the back of the kite. Press down on center of straw.
String cord & glue straw
Cut a 20" length of cording. Tie a loop at an end for hanging and slide the cord through the straw. Glue straw down the center back of the kite.
Loop pony bead onto cord
Slide a pony bead onto the cord and loop cord around and through the bead. Leave at least 1" space between the bead and the kite.
Cut & tie ribbon
Cut 3, 4" lengths of ribbon and tie onto cording.