Classroom Activities—Color-Word Kite

Color-word recognition will soar with this fun kite!


  • Westcott 5” Kids scissors
  • 9" x 12" sheet of construction paper
  • 2" x 4" construction paper rectangle in each color: red, orange, yellow, blue, green, purple, black, white
  • construction paper scraps
  • hole-puncher
  • yarn
  • black and white crayons
  • glue
  • tape

Step 1
Cut the construction paper sheet to form a diamond (kite). Cut the scraps to decorate the kite.

Step 2
Use the black crayon to write the matching color word on each rectangle. When you get to the black rectangle, use the white crayon.

Step 3
Trim around each color word to make a bow.

Step 4
Cut paper scraps and glue them on to decorate the kite. Hole-punch the bottom of the kite. Tie a piece of yarn (tail) to the kite and tape each bow to the tail. Tie the tail to the kite.

Adult supervision is recommended when children use scissors.
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