March is the perfect month to take the family out for a day of kite flying! As long as the weather holds up, you are sure to have fun out there in the sun.This weekend, March 12-14, Powder Mountain in Eden hosts the Superfly Snow Kite Festival. The event is part of the U.S. Snowkite Tour where kite making demonstrations, kitercross races, and spectacular colorful kites will fill the sky. For more information about kite flying times, check here.
A great book to read to your kids about kites by Grace Lin is Kite Flying. Within lies a tale of the first kite flight that began in China over 2,000 years ago. This is the story of how a family comes together during difficult times to make a dragon kite for flight on a windy day.