Seven steps to a perfect kite
Two art straws, (or thin strips of card, plywood, wood veneer, or similar material).
Sheets of coloured tissue paper for the kite and its tail.
A kite-shaped template made of thick card.
Cotton thread (cut into a good length,to help flight).
Small strips of card (hole punch needed) for attaching the cotton.
Ted Wragg is professor of education at Exeter University