The Kite Site, at 3101 M Street NW in Georgetown, is Washington's only kites-and-nothing-but-kites shop. For prices ranging from $1.95 to $175, you can buy anything from simple box kites to parafoils to Oriental streamers. Call 965-4230.

Two other kites-only shops are The Kite Loft at Baltimore's Harborplace, 301 South Light Street (301/528- 0888), and Kites Aweigh in Annapolis, 6 Fleet Street (301/268-6065).

The museum shop at the National Air and Space Museum also stocks a full range of kites, from $1.69 to $125. For $125 you can carry away a giant delta. Call 357-1387.

The Natural History Museum shop has a small supply of Japanese kites for between $4 and $30. Call 357-1535.

These toy and hobby shops also sell kites of various kinds at varying prices: ARLINGTON HOBBY CRAFTERS -- 625 North Glebe Road, Arlington. 522-6442. CORR'S HOBBY AND MODEL CRAFTS -- 1592 Rockville Pike, Rockville. 984-9300. FAMILY BICYCLES -- 9183 Central Avenue, Capitol Heights. 350-0903. FAO SCHWARZ -- 3222 M Street NW, Washington. 342-2285. Mazza Gallerie, Wisconsin and Western avenues NW, Washington. 363-8455. Montgomery Mall, Bethesda. 365-3220. Tysons Corner Center, McLean. 893-6660. JUVENILE SALES -- 2321 University Boulevard, Wheaton. 949-5157. 6612 Richmond Highway, Alexandria. 768-7500. K & K TOYS -- Landover Mall, Landover. 772-1888 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax. 385-3399. Springfield Mall, Springfield. 971-5656. Saratoga Center, Springfield. 455-6872. 2523 John Milton Drive, Herndon. 476-9343. KAY-BEE TOY AND HOBBY SHOP -- 3101 Donnell Drive, Forestville. 568-6631. Laurel Center, Laurel. 776-8573. Prince George's Plaza, Hyattsville. 853-3392. 701 Russell Avenue, Gaithersburg. 840-5626. White Flint Mall, North Bethesda. 770-4016. Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax. 591-6007. Springfield Mall, Springfield. 971-7097. KID'S DISCOUNT -- 3541-C Fort Meade Road, Laurel. 490-7117. KINDERHAUS TOYS -- 4510-B Lee Highway, Arlington. 527-5929. 756-D Walker Road, Great Falls. 759-5579. LOWEN'S -- 7227 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda. 652-1289. OUTSIDE IN -- 118 King Street, Alexandria. 549-0910. PATOWMACK TOYS -- 1254 Columbia Mall, Columbia. 301/730-0977. PLAYTHINGS -- 2095 Columbia Mall, Columbia. 301/992-9018. RED BALLOON -- 1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW. 965-1200. SULLIVAN'S -- 3412 Wisconsin Avenue NW. 362-1343. TOYLAND -- 10655 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 591-3866. TOY'S CHEST -- 531 First Field Road, Gaithersburg. 977-7902. TOYS, ETC. -- 11325 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. 299-8300. TOYS 'N' TOYS -- Acton Square, Waldorf. 301/645-1177. Charles County Plaza, Waldorf. 843-1098. TOYS-R-US -- 4444 St. Barnabas Road, Silver Hill. 423-6614. University Boulevard at 23rd Street, Langley Park. 422-4080. 8201 Annapolis Road, Lanham. 459-6070. 11800 Rockville Pike, Rockville. 770-3376. 8449 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner. 893-2223. 5521 Leesburg Pike, Baileys Crossroads. 820-2428. 11151 Lee Highway, Fairfax. 273-0444. TREE TOP TOYS -- 3301 New Mexico Avenue NW. 244-3500.