It’s not summer without a little kite-flying action. Sure, you can buy one cheap enough, but why not get creative and extend the family fun by making your own. It comes together fast!

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WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

• A roll of clear contact paper

• A ball of string

• Straws (two for the width, three for the length)

• Scissors to cut out tissue paper shapes

• Ribbon

STEP 1: Tie straws together at the center with string. Cut contact paper into two diamond shapes; peel backing off one and place sticky side up. Press straws onto paper.

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STEP 2: Stick tissue paper shapes all over, then top with second diamond sheet. Loop string around each corner, then tie them together for the bridle. Add a ribbon tail.

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Source: www.goodhousekeeping.com