Diddily Dee Dot's Dreamland for Children Everywhere
Mon, 10 Mar 2008
Here is a small extract from Morag and her Kite building day. Do Enjoy
"Well, we can give it a go. The wind is quite
gusty today and
if we don't
waste to much time, we should have it in the air
what do we need? Can we make two, one for you and
one for me? What colour shall it be? Will we be able
to give it a tail?"
"Hold on, hold on Morag,
let's make one first, then let's get what we need
and then "let's make a kite." If Mary
Poppins can do it so can I." They both stood up and
stared at each other, Morag began to laugh, her Mum
began to laugh and the
It didn't take them long to get the
stuff they needed, they
to use plastic for the kite as they had some nice
plastic carriers from the freezer shop, well big
enough and nice and strong.
The string and twine
was easy, as was the sticks and the bamboo for Mrs
Banks was a keen gardener. She even had an empty
reel off a used fence wire to roll the kite string
on. Then whilst Liz was getting all these things
together. Morag had some pretty pieces of very
light plastic to make the tail bows out of, she had
most of these finished by the time her mum came
back in from the garden. Then mum cut 80cm of
string for the tail and Morag fixed each of the
bows onto it, about 10cm apart.
the making of the kite, it was so exciting, they
had everything that was on the list and together on
the kitchen floor they made there kite. They only
had one bad slip up and that was when Kelly Dog
decided to walk straight through the middle of
everything, she ended up with all the spare string
wound round her back leg.
"Oh dear Kell you
are a little bug." Morag told her off as she
took the string off her leg, "now you go and sit
down quietly in the front room till we've finished.
Then you can come out with us, can't she
"If she's good she can." Liz answered
squinting at the dog.
Kelly dropped her ears and
sloped off into the front room and her
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