The excitement of interactive kite play can be yours in building this easy to learn how to fly fighter kite. In the world of kiting, much of the kite tradition is that of building kites that battle eachother by crossing over one's line and bringing the other's kite to the ground. This kite is built to allow you to direct its movements. This is an Indian style figher designed by both Bruce Lambert and Nobuhiko Yoshizumi. It is made of washi and bamboo.
Decoration: Decorate with markers, crayons or ink.
Recommended Age: Appropriate for ages seven and up.
Ideal wind conditions for this kite: Light (flag on a pole gently moving, not fluttering) to Medium (a flag on a pole is steadily moving, fluttering).
Materials You Supply: Markers, crayons or ink for decorating, white glue, toothpick.
Classroom Curriculum & Lesson Plans:
Watch a Video to learn how to construct this kite.