Our Plastic Bag Kite

by Helen Laundon
(Les Vigneaux, Hautes Alpesm, France.)

We made your 'kite for kids' today out of a plastic bag.

Attached is a photo of my 6 year old flying it. He has never flown a kite before.

Great success.

Thanks for posting the instructions :-)

Regards,
Helen
www.alpsun.com

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by: Tim Parish

That's a fine high-visibility version of the Tiny Tots Diamond design he's flying there! On light enough line (less than 20 pound breaking strain), this little kite will happily fly at around 100 feet off the ground too.

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