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How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper

 
By Max. D Gray. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper

You should learns how to make a homemade kite with newspaper not only because it is easy to make, but also because flying a kite is fun. At first you will struggle to fly it. Try changing the length of the tail, or tying the cord that goes to the flange in a different place, so that it remains in the air easily. While making a homemade kite with newspaper you should wear gloves. Look carefully at the following OneHowTo article, especially the pictures, on how to make a homemade kite with newspaper.

You'll need:
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Steps to follow:
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For starters, cut the newspaper to make 4 square sheets. If you want to make it stronger, glue different pages together because newspaper tends to be quite thin. Now, make two holes through two squares with knitting needles. As shown below.

How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper - Step 1
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Extend the square. You have to make holes in the bottom square below the holes of the top square. Draw around the upper edges to keep the square in place.

How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper - Step 2
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Then link the squares of newspaper with pins by putting them through the holes and opening ends in the bottom of the square. You will already see the form of a homemade kite with newspaper.

How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper - Step 3
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Then turn the newspaper squares. Attach the stick with tape throughout the central part as shown. Tape strongly one paperclip to the lower end of the stick.

How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper - Step 4
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To make a homemade kite with newspaper, make two small cuts on the top and bottom of the newspaper squares. Measures a rope from the upper sections to the side of the kite and downward to the lower cut. Tie it.

How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper - Step 5
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Then measures a rope that is five times the width of the kite and cut it. This is for the tail of your homemade kite with newspaper.

How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper - Step 6
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Afterwards, cut a cloth in about 13 strips of 4 cm wide. Tie the fabric strips to tail rope as seen in the image. You might even use newspapers instead of a cloth if you want to how to make a homemade kite with newspaper without using any other material.

How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper - Step 7
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Tie the tail to the paperclip at the end of the stick as seen in the image that follows.

How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper - Step 8
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Finally tie the rope to the homemade newspaper kite. Tie the end of the rope about 1/3 from the upper end of the flange. Tie it with a knot.

That's it! It is easy to make a homemade kite with newspaper.

How to Make a Homemade Kite with Newspaper - Step 9

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