Saturday, December 1, 2007

Kites: History and Uses

Go to the site to learn a little about how kites have been used in the past and how kites are used now!

On this site you can click on buttons to listen to stories, watch movies, and look at pictures all about kites!

After clicking, let all of the pictures go to the end. Then, click the "Go back"
button to the beginning

Click on KITES: HISTORY AND USES to find out more!

Friday, November 9, 2007

Festivals with Kites!

Every year people all around the world celebrate with kites! They get together for a kite festival to fly, sell, and have contests with kites. People also use kites to celebrate holidays.
Click on the links below to watch movies of festivals from places around the world!

NOTE: Some movies take a while to come on - please be patient!

*2006 South Seas International Kite Festival

*2006 International Kite Festival in Thailand

*A kite festival in Japan!

*A kite festival on a beach in Italy!

*Raising a giant kite on a Day of the Dead celebration in Guatemala!

*Kites on Ice - Madison, Wisconsin

Monday, November 5, 2007

Different Types of Kites!

Click on these links to look at pictures and watch a movie about Types of Kites!

Saturday, November 3, 2007

Kite History!

Here are some links so you can learn about Kite History!

People and Kites!

You can click on a link to find out about the people who have used kites for discovery.

Friday, March 30, 2007

Lesson Plans!

Here are some links so teachers can look at lesson plans, resources, and materials for a unit on kites.