Play + Learn: Kites and Wind

by Amy on April 12, 2011

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Use some of the wild energy a windy day brings and try some of these kid-friendly kite and wind-themed activities:

Make a paper kite :: maya*made

Create a brown paper grocery bag kite :: Rhythm of the Home

Write a Kite Tail acrostic poem :: WritingFix

Decorate your house with little origami kites :: Craft Jr.

Try some preschool kite activities :: Preschool Express

Make Rice Krispies kites for dessert :: Rice Krispies

Watch a video of the story Spot’s Windy Day :: WatchKnow

Print and make a Roto-Copter – a paper toy that spins like a helicopter :: Exploratorium

Make a tin can windsock :: Under the Table and Dreaming

Create a paper plate wind spinner ::

Print and play with a Twirly Bug :: Crayola

Make your own wind vane ::

What are your favorite ways to play on a windy day?


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