Let’s Go Fly a Kite: Five Windy Day Activities for Little Kids

Living in a state as windy as Kansas, one of our favorite activities to do outdoors is fly a kite!  When the girls were toddlers and preschoolers, I adapted several ideas for a Kite theme.

1) Fly a Kite

Of course, the number one activity for a windy day is flying a kite!  One thing we like to do is to get several different kinds of kites and “experiment”.  Which one goes higher?  Which one is easier to get in the air?   How long can we keep it flying?

2)  Lunch Bag Kite

This kite is perfect for preschoolers — especially with gusty wind!

3)  Streamer Kite

This is the perfect solution for a toddler or preschooler who wants to “fly” a kite by themselves.

3)  Fraction Kite

Kites readily lend themselves to math exploration.  Look for patterns, colors, and fractions!

4)  More Kite Math

This is a more basic math activity for preschoolers and early elementary — and it’s a snack, too!

A few more kite activities:

K is for Kite printable activities, games, and more at Confessions of a Homeschooler.

How to make a beautiful kite at Red Ted Art.

Our favorite Kite theme books:

Let’s Fly a Kite (Mathstart: Level 2 (Prebound))
K Is for Kite: God’s Springtime Alphabet

I love trying out new ideas, so feel free to leave a comment below about some of your favorite kite or windy day activities!

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