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Guatemalan Children’s Kite Kit
Guatemalan Children’s Kite Kit
About this Kite Kit: Created by kite makers in Sumpango, Guatemala, this kit includes a sturdy frame with white tissue sail (about 14” in diameter), extra sheets of different color tissue for creating a design on the sail, pre-folded tissue for the long flecos or fringe, and string for the bridle and flying line. Detailed assembly instructions with photos also included. You supply scissors and white glue.

Recommended Age: 5th grade and above

Decoration: The sail is tissue paper, so light weight collaging, using pieces of the tissue paper will work.  Do not get your white sail too wet with glue. Mix white glue with water to thin it down and use glue sparingly.  Let sail completely dry before sparring. 

Ideal wind conditions for this kite: Medium (a flag on a pole is steadily moving...but if the flag is flying straight out, it's too much wind!)

Available individually or in packages of 10 kite kits. Recieve a 10% discount on orders of 10 or more kites and recieve a free DVD with orders of 30 or more kites (three 10 packs).

Classroom Curriculum & Lesson Plans:
Learn more about teaching with this kite through the following lesson plans: 
Learning About Guatemala Through Its Kites: The Giant Kites of Guatemala.

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