Frugal Toys: Instant Kite

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 0 comments
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Image: So windy! by thenamelessbear, on Flickr
There was a time in my childhood when we didn't have any toys - we moved so often.

We rarely took anything with us when we moved.

So I had to make up games and toys with what I had on hand.

If you are ever stuck anywhere with a child and need to entertain them, and there is space to run - here is an incredibly frugal and easy idea!

First Photo credit: So windy!, by thenamelessbear, on Flickr
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plastic bag kites
Take one plastic grocery bag with handles.

Tie a long length of string to one handle, and tell your child to hold onto the string, and RUN!!

TIP: if you don't have any string, just hang onto the bag handles. It won't fly as high, but little ones don't mind.

If you are out kite-flying with an older child, make one of these "kites" for your little ones.

Even a little one can handle this "kite"!

Thanks to Paul for this Frugal Baby Tip!

Second Photo credit: Liz Henry, on Flickr
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Image: Wellington Cordage #14299 300 feet Parcel Post Twine - made from natural soft fiber which handles easily and holds knots securely - made from natural soft fiber which handles easily and holds knots securelyImage: KO PACKAGING 100ct Black Plastic T-shirt Shopping Bags (6x4x15-13mic)
Shopping Suggestions:
Wellington Cordage Parcel Post Twine
Black Plastic Shopping Bags
Kids' Paper Airplane Book
Instant Paper Toys: To Pop, Spin, Whirl, and Fly

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About Catherine: I have been writing my Frugal Baby Tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three grown up sons, and a grandma - and happily married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a rescue cat, Bella.

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