Japan: Koi Fish Kite
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Japan: Koi Fish Kite

Koi fish recognize the person who feeds them. Eventually, koi are willing to eat food out of their caretaker's hand.
Age Range: 6-8
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Creatology™ Neon Glitter Pack
  • Cre11” x 14” White Poster Board
  • Assorted Ribbon (white, yellow, orange, blue)
  • Craft Glue
  • Sharpie® Marker - Black
  • White Cardstock
  • Hole Punch
  • Pattern Printed from Michaels.com

Project Instructions

Trace fish pattern onto cardstock with pencil. Outline pencil marks with black marker.

Apply glue and sprinkle with glitter. Let dry.

Cut kite shape from poster board.

Glue fish to center of kite.

Add wavy sections of glue to kite and sprinkle with glitter. Let dry.

Punch a hole at bottom of kite. Add about 12"-18" of blue ribbon and knot on back side of kite.

Cut other ribbon to about 3½" and knot on blue ribbon.


Work in sections, dark colors first.