Just 15 soothing gifs of kites to calm you down on National Kite Flying Day

Is there any activity purer than kite flying?

Yes – watching them glide through the air in a series of animated gifs, while you do nothing but sit and watch.

So in celebration of National Kite Flying Day, here are 15 kite-flying gifs that will make you feel at peace, at least for a little while.

1. This somehow extremely relaxing octo-kite

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2. This reassuring rainbow monster

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3. This gentle giant

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4. These disembodied legs that don’t need a torso to know they’re right where they need to be

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5. This sassy gent who knows exactly what he wants, and where he’s going to get it

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6. This reluctant monster

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7. This really good boy

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8. This air-dwelling jellyfish

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9. This tiger, who’s actually had enough of this, thanks

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10. These tandem rainbow flying friends taking a graceful nosedive

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11. These sky-high cats, just doing their thing

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12. This really impressive boy on a bike

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13. This slo-mo kite-filled sky

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14. This absolute beast that could not be held down

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15. This old-timey flyer

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We’re feeling better already.


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