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KITE traditional model

 

Use a square of paper.

 
 

 
  1 Put a square of paper on
the table so it looks like a
diamond.
Fold the left point to meet
the right point.
2 Unfold. Turn over. 3 Fold the left upper side
down to the center crease.
4 Repeat with the right upper side.  
         
 

 
  5 Fold the center points outward to the folded sides, as shown.

6 Punch holes at the three dots, as shown.
(Be careful to punch holes through only one layer.) Reinforce the holes.

7 Attach a long piece of string, as shown. Attach a short piece of string for the tail. Tie strips of crepe paper on the tail.  
Diagrammed by Katrin and Yuri Shumakov      
           
           
 
 

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