Youngsters’ spirits soar at kite lesson

Sophia ConstantineNorth West Telegraph
Jacob Groom, 8, and Connor Gill, 11.
Camera IconJacob Groom, 8, and Connor Gill, 11. Credit: Sophia Constantine.

Hedland kids had the opportunity to create, colour, test and fly their own kites at JD Hardie Youth Zone last week.

Graysen Pomana, 4.
Camera IconGraysen Pomana, 4. Credit: Sophia Constantine.

The two-hour workshops, organised by EPIC and Port Hedland Universal Science Engagement, included a brief lesson on the rules of aerodynamics and a tutorial on how to construct a kite from scratch.

Shelby Stokes, 7.
Camera IconShelby Stokes, 7. Credit: Sophia Constantine.

Children enjoyed putting their artistic skills to the test, personalising their own kites with designs suitably fitting the Australia Day theme.

Zahlee Venn, 8, Marlee Billsborough, 6, Sophie Billsborough, 9.
Camera IconZahlee Venn, 8, Marlee Billsborough, 6, Sophie Billsborough, 9. Credit: Sophia Constantine.

The engaging experience attracted many youngsters who were eager to test out their creations at the end, watching their kites soar.

Skyla Bradbury,5, and Kingston Bradbury, 6.
Camera IconSkyla Bradbury,5, and Kingston Bradbury, 6. Credit: Sophia Constantine.
Jaxon Lyons, 5.
Camera IconJaxon Lyons, 5. Credit: Sophia Constantine.
Rhylan Derschow,6, and Joziah Taylor, 10.
Camera IconRhylan Derschow,6, and Joziah Taylor, 10. Credit: Pictures: Sophia Constantine, Sophia Constantine.

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