Asian Kites

Asian Kites

For Ages: 7 - 2
Kids will learn how to make colorful kites while exploring Asian culture and history with this easy-to-follow crafts for kids book.

The Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands on projects readers will explore each art—engaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form.

In this volume, children will learn to how to make a kite. Kite making is a unique craft—with projects that are beautiful, functional, and fun! The colorful, easy-to-follow instructions in Asian Kites will have you building—and flying—fifteen different kites from countries all across Asia, including China, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, and Korea.

The full-color instructions make it easy to create these beautiful kites out of common materials and the resource guide in the back lists plenty of places to purchase supplies. You'll learn to build:
  • Butterfly kite from China
  • Cobra kite from Thailand
  • Mini kite from Malaysia
  • Shield kite from Korea
  • an octopus kit from Japan
  • And more!
Fun to build and exciting to fly—this book brings a whole new meaning to the term "Go fly a kite!"
  • Tuttle Publishing | 
  • 64 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780804835459 | 
  • October 2004 | 
  • Grades 2 - 6

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