I would use these in my classroom after teaching contractions. I would divide students into groups and have each group create different contraction kites, then have them share and hang from the ceiling as reminders!
Practice spelling words-- or use this for a poetry activity. Students draw a big scribble on their page - remind them to leave big spaces in their scribble! Using coloured pencils, they can then fill the spaces with their words.
Plot twist: his attempts succeed, but the girl turns 35 and refuses to marry him for whatever reason (figures it out, just goes back on the promise because she doesn't love him that way/ decides she doesn't need a man to make her life worthwhile, etc)