Teaching with kites is a great way to teach your students about science, world cultures, art, and design. We have a variety of lesson plans and kite kits - browse what we offer below, or search by grade level to narrow your results.

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  1. Teaching the Bell Tetrahedral Kite (Art Focus)

    Level: Intermediate (3-5/6)

    Length:   

    Teacher Presentation: 30 minutes. Art/Decoration: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Kite Assembly: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Post Discussion: 20 minutes. Total: 130 - 170 minutes.

    Tags: Art, BoxCellular, Paper,


  2. Teaching the Kono Box Kite (Art Focus)

    Level: Intermediate (3-5/6)

    Length:   

    Teacher Presentation: 30 minutes. Art/Decoration: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Kite Assembly: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Post Discussion: 20 minutes. Total: 130 - 170 minutes.

    Tags: Art, BoxCellular, Paper,


  3. Teaching the Kono Salmon Kite (Art Focus)

    Level: Intermediate (3-5/6)

    Length:   

    Teacher Presentation: 30 minutes. Art/Decoration: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Kite Assembly: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Post Discussion: 20 minutes. Total: 130 - 170 minutes.

    Tags: Art, Figure, Flat, Bamboo, Paper,


  4. Teaching the Kono Jellyfish Kite (Art Focus)

    Level: Intermediate (3-5/6)

    Length:   

    Teacher Presentation: 30 minutes. Art/Decoration: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Kite Assembly: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Post Discussion: 20 minutes. Total: 130 - 170 minutes.

    Tags: Art, Figure, Paper,


  5. Teaching the Kono Butterfly Kite (Art Focus)

    Level: Primary (K-2)

    Length:   

    Teacher Presentation: 30 minutes. Art/Decoration: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Kite Assembly: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Post Discussion: 20 minutes. Total: 130 - 170 minutes.

    Tags: Art, Figure, Paper,


  6. Teaching the Kono Beetle Kite (Art Focus)

    Level: Primary (K-2)

    Length:   

    Teacher Presentation: 30 minutes. Art/Decoration: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Kite Assembly: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Post Discussion: 20 minutes. Total: 130 - 170 minutes.

    Tags: Art, Figure, Paper,


  7. Teaching the Yoshimi Sode-Dako (Art Focus)

    Level: Primary (K-2)

    Length:   

    Teacher Presentation: 30 minutes. Art/Decoration: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Kite Assembly: 40 minutes - 1 hour. Post Discussion: 20 minutes. Total: 130 - 170 minutes.

    Tags: Art, Flat, Bamboo, Paper, Japan


  8. Teaching the Kono Salmon Kite

    Level: Intermediate (3-5/6)

    Length:   

    1-4 sessions, including student readings, kite making, and kite flying. Sessions can be taught in a different order, with some combined or omitted. The kite alone can be constructed in 30 minutes (minimal decoration and no flying time).

    Tags: , Figure, Flat, Bamboo, Paper, United States


  9. Teaching the Trépanier Trapezoid Kite: Primary

    Level: Primary (K-2)

    Length:   

    1-6 sessions, including student readings, kite making, and kite flying. Sessions can be taught in a different order, with some combined or omitted. The kite alone can be constructed in 30 minutes (minimal decoration and no flying time).

    Tags: Art, Flat, Paper, Canada


  10. Teaching the Trépanier Trapezoid Kite: Intermediate

    Level: Intermediate (3-5/6)

    Length:   

    1-4 sessions, including student readings, kite making, and kite flying. Sessions can be taught in a different order, with some combined or omitted. The kite alone can be constructed in 20 minutes (minimal decoration and no flying time).

    Tags: Art, Flat, Paper, Canada