Family Kite Making…a great ingredient for your holiday recipes

kite making for the holidays

The holidays are coming and you are probably scurrying around finding ingredients, supplies, gifts, making lists and checking them twice. After you plan your menu, you might want to consider what to do to keep people happy while you’re assembling or preparing. It’s also good to plan what to do after the meal is consumed and food put away. Some, not all, like football games; some, not all, want to take a walk; some, not all, want to rest. For those not in those categories, you might want to consider having a friend and family kite making and kite flying activity. This covers all generations, whether they be family and/or friends. It’s a terrific inter-generational experience!

Family Kite Making–Part of Your Holiday Trip or Take Our Kite Kit on the Road

If you are going away for the holidays, consider using our kite making kits as a great activity during the vacation. If the weather is not good, the group can assemble and decorate the kite kits. You can hold most beautiful, ugliest, funniest kite contests. Weather improves and you have a beautiful day to take the newly made kites outdoors to fly. The kites make for a wonderful memory of a great family or friend get-together. You will only need to take our kit and provide  tape, scissors and decorating items such as permanent markers. Pre-cut sticks and kite string wrapped around plastic handles come with the kit. I would also recommend your taking (or asking us to include in the order) newspaper bags for bringing the finished kite home. The kites fold up for ease in transport.

No matter how you are celebrating the winter holidays, kite making and kite flying can make the celebrations better.

Kites…on a Roll® brings together kids of all ages. We offer easy to make and easy to fly kites, the perfect group activity. Kids of all ages love our kites! To purchase any of our products, please check out our store to order your kite kits!

Kite Making+Kite Flying+Autumn Winds=Great Fall Fun

Group flying the 'Fly Me Kite' kits they made in kite making activity

Autumn is the perfect time to fly your kite: a gorgeous backdrop of multicolored trees, crisp smells of Fall, nice, steady winds. All you need to do is make a quick and easy kite so your time is spent flying during this glorious season.   Kite making and kite flying become the activities that encourage you to be outside with friends, family or just yourself.

Autumn Kite Flying Festivals

Others must think this is a wonderful season for kite making.  The internet lists lots of kite festivals and events all over the country, all over the world, depending upon the season. Put in key phrases such as kite festivals near whatever location you want and/or best places to fly kites near whatever location you want.  It’s amazing what will turn up for your keyword search. An example is the Veterans Day Fall Fly on TI which is a veterans’ celebration on Treasure Island FL on Nov.12-13. Many kite clubs have monthly kite flies. Visit the American Kitefliers Association site for a listing of kite flying events.

Kite Making Ahead of Event

It is much easier to make your kites ahead of the event instead of on the field. An easy way to carry your own homemade kite is to slide it, rolled up, into a plastic newspaper bag. To roll it easily, remove the tape that fastens the kite spar (stick) across your kite sail, place the dowel on top of the sail and roll up the kite around the stick. If the kite has a tail, (like our Sled or Malay Bird kits) fold the tail on to the top of the sail and place the kite stick on top of that. Then roll up the kite. Slide the folded kite into a plastic newspaper bag and carry it easily to the flying field. We recommend bringing extra tape to the field in case a dowel pops out or kite string separates from the sail.

Student DIY kite making activity

Celebrate this gorgeous season with others as you make and fly kites together!

Kites…on a Roll® brings together kids of all ages. We offer easy to make and easy to fly kites, the perfect group activity. Kids of all ages love our kites! To order any number of our kits, please check out our store!



Corporate Team Building Activities with Kites!

Spruce up Corporate Events with Kite Building Activities

corporate group activity Who said children are the only ones who can have fun? Some activities go beyond age groups and can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

We have many clients in the corporate sector who have used our kite building kits from Kites…On a Roll® successfully for team building or group activities.  We have found that corporate team building activities are being utilized to a greater extent so that employees can learn about each other.

People discover one another’s skills, strengths and weaknesses.  When the activity is setup correctly, it also fosters improved communication.  If you are looking to build your team and their professional relations with each other, then building kites is one of the best activities to choose.

Activities that are fun for adults require people to work together and allow creativity to flourish.  They are activities that can be enjoyed by anyone, irrespective of age or physical capacity.   So many times companies go on golf outings or group walks where many people feel uncomfortable.  Kite building is one activity that is not only fun for everyone, but brings people together.  It is truly a wonderful pastime.

kite building team eventWhenever any organization needs to build their team culture,  it is important that they be able to work together in a professional and social capacity.  That is why corporate team building ideas, such as kite building, are being used to get people to work together in a useful and constructive way.

Activities that are fun for adults require:

  • People to work together and allow creativity to flourish!
  • Fun for everyone- irrespective of age or physical capacity.  Kite building is one activity that is not only fun for everyone, but brings people together.  It is truly a wonderful pastime!

Kite building is an exciting activity which can involve one team or many departments at  larger corporate retreats.  Imagine the healthy competition between different sales teams, or the accounting department and other administrative staff.  You will have complete engagement from decorating the kite to building and then flying them together.   With this activity, there is something for everyone to do. The need for such a wide range of skills makes it a good way to involve different people in the activity and ensure that they open up with the rest of the group.  That’s the point of a team building activity… to get people to work together.

If you are looking for a good corporate group activity, then kite building is something that you should consider. Simple kite building kits from Kites…on a Roll® can be used to create some amazing kite designs.

The possibilities are limitless…  Choose Kites…on a Roll® for an amazing event with a hands-on approach and lots of good fun.


All of our kite kits come with everything needed to assemble and fly the kites: kite patterns, pre-cut sticks and string wrapped around plastic handles.  All you need to have are different color Permanent Markers, Tape and a pair of Scissors!

 Each Package Contains Enough Material for 20 Kites!!