Kite Flying Day?
Now, I don't know about you but I certainly don't consider early February prime time for kite flying. Not in Colorado, anyway. It's too darn cold for flying fun, and any breeze blows in more hurricane like than gentle enough to lift colorful kites to wondrous heights.
Nevertheless, February 8 — this Wednesday — is National Kite Flying Day, special celebration of getting outdoors and letting your freak flag, err, kite fly. Up to the highest heights.
So grab the kids, a couple of kites, and go for it!
Weather not in your favor? Then grab the kids and the makings for a few, and create a kite or two. For when the weather's just right.
Here's a simple tutorial for making kites (that will fly) using materials most grandmas have readily on hand.
Whether fashioning kites or flying them...