Nursery Activity Idea: Kite Birthday Chart

A fun and colourful way to display children’s birthdays. This is a simple activity suitable for children of all ages.

You will need:

  • Large piece of plain paper
  • Paints in a variety of colours
  • Ribbon, curling ribbon or coloured string
  • Plain card
  • Colouring pencils

Activity:

On the large piece of plain paper draw an outline of a kite. As a group ask the children to decide what colours of paint they want to use. Paint the kite in the desired colours and leave to dry. On the plain card draw a bow outline for each child in the room, cut them out and let the children colour them in. Once the children have coloured in their bows, write the child’s name and their birthday on to their bow.

Once the kite is dry attach it to the wall. Next take a long length of ribbon and attach one end to the bottom of the kite and the other to the wall. Fix the children’s bows to the ribbon.

Alternatively display the children’s birthdays on the kite itself.

Areas of learning covered:

  • Language, Literacy and Communication skills
  • Personal and Social development
  • Creative development

What do you think of this activity? Let us know by leaving a quick comment.

11 Comments to “Kite Birthday Chart”

Mrs. kehinde Raji
Sat 4th Sep 10

please, i will like to see an example (display)of a Kite Birthday Chart. thanks

i like the concept. it is very colourful n creative idea…….

kolawole
Sun 30th Jan 11

please,i will be grateful if i can see a sample display of this kite birthday chart.thanks

hi,I like the idea and if is possible,please,I would like to a sample display.thanks

WIL LIKE THE KITE IDEA IF THE PIC DISPLAY OF THIS.

i like this activity

i like this activity and and i will be grateful if i can see a sample display of this kite birthday chart.

Parijatha Pereira
Tue 29th May 12

Its a very unique and creative ways to teachthem the concept…I am sure children will enjoy and so are the teachers too… Thank you for the lovely idea that you have share…I am sure my children will love it too…

Love this idea! going to do it in the baby room :)

Nursery Activity Ideas
Thu 21st Feb 13

@Hannah – Please let us know how you get on!

This is one for my baby room as they love painting and it will be their own work :-)

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