Origami Activities

Origami Activities

Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids

Book - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
Provides instructions for fifteen paper-folding projects, including a koi fish, lotus flower, and crane.

Tuttle Pub
Fold classic origami projects and learn about Asian culture with this easy origami book.

Origami, the Japanese art of folding paper, is not just a great crafts activity—it's an exciting way to expand the imagination. Children will have hours of fun with this beginner origami paper craft book. Renowned origami artist and author Michael LaFosse designed Origami Actives to introduce them to the exciting world of paper folding. What makes this origami book original is that each paper project explores a distinct aspect of East Asian culture and includes an explanation of the cultural context for each project. The designs are very simple and are great for beginning origami folders. They can be considered origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami.

This origami book contains:
  • 64 page, full-color origami book
  • Easy, step-by-step instructions
  • Origami techniques and folding tips
  • 15 fun and easy designs
  • Cultural background and explanations of projects
Once you've folded your own origami, you can use them to create one-of-a-kind origami scenes.

Origami projects include:
  • Lotus Flower
  • Japanese Fan
  • Chopstick Wrapper
  • Dollar-Bill Dragon
  • Chinese Zodiac
  • Traditional Crane
  • Japanese Daruma Doll
  • And many more…

Create secret boxes, good-luck animals, and paper charms with the Japanese art of origami


Publisher: Boston : Tuttle Pub., c2003
Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780804834971
0804834970
Branch Call Number: j736.982 LaF

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Feb 17, 2010

great for kids and beginners. Worth getting.

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