25 Kites That Fly

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Read Books, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 124 pages
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PREFACE Some time ago, I was called on to instruct a number of young women in kitemaking, who, in turn, were to act as instructors in summer church schools. This book has been the outgrowth of my lecture-demonstrations. There are many excellent magazine articles and a few good books on kitemaking but the articles are, for the most part, hard to find except in the larger libraries, and the books call for materials not likely to be had outside of manual-training supply houses or large lumber yards. Since only the commonest materials are required in making the kites herein described, it is felt that this book is not duplicating the efforts of others. It is hoped that this effort will find favor with the teachers in public and special schools, with playground instructors, and in particular with the boys and girls themselves...

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