STEP 1 - Research and review types of kites. Draw out, sketch, and play. If you're doing an animal, make sure to view some photographs or the animal itself in person (even better)! Outdoor field trip and picnic!
Use prepared stencils and patterns for elementary and middle school.
STEP 2 - Add color using markers or paint if you have dry-time.
STEP 3 - Tape twigs to the back.
STEP 4 - Test out if it can fly!