"For the classroom teacher--including the science teacher--Kites For
Everyone is a boon . . . the author offers practical suggestions on
everything from setting up a workspace and observing safety rules to
launching the kites and bringing them in . . . Kites For Everyone is
like having a veteran kite maker in the classroom."
--Science and Children
"Greger is known among kite-flyers as a kiter who gives careful
instructions for putting together the mechanics but leaves up to
individual creativity the design of the skin."
"Greger exudes the confidence that comes from 40 years of making kites
and helping others make them. And for teachers who are hesitant about
combining glue, paper, dowels, string, and 25 third graders,
"Greger has reached an audience that numbers in the many thousands . . .
in her classroom visits alone . . . the most influential
kitemaker you never heard of."
"Margaret Greger has an uncanny way of seeking out new, innovative
designs and figuring out better ways or easier ways to make them."
"All good teachers know the importance of fundamentals, and it's her
appreciation for the basics that lends Greger's work a quiet yet