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Origami Activities for Kids: Discover the Magic of Japanese Paper Folding, Learn to Fold Your Own Origami Models (Hardback)
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Origami Activities for Kids: Discover the Magic of Japanese Paper Folding, Learn to Fold Your Own Origami Models (Hardback)

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Hardback 48 Pages / Published: 04/09/2018
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Fold simple origami projects and learn about Asian culture with this step-by-step easy origami book. Origami, the Japanese art of folding paper, is not just a great craft activity - it's an exciting way to expand your imagination. Children will have hours of fun folding two-dimensional sheets of paper to make interesting three-dimensional objects. Renowned origami artist and author Michael G. LaFosse has designed this book to introduce kids to the exciting world of paper folding. What makes this book original is that each paper model explores a different aspect of Asian culture and includes an explanation of the cultural context for the project. The designs are all very straightforward and are great fun for beginning folders. Origami projects include: Lotus Flower Japanese Fan Chopstick Wrapper Dollar-Bill Dragon Chinese Zodiac Traditional Crane Japanese Daruma Doll And many more...

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780804849432
Number of pages: 48
Dimensions: 191 x 254 mm


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"This book starts with a short introduction of origami (literally 'folded paper'), then talks about the paper used in origami. There are then short sections on how to read the diagrams in the book, the importance of folding the paper neatly, and learning how to do inside-reverse folds...Inside the back cover you will find eight colorful pieces of origami paper to start you on your way to brilliance..." -Japan Visitor blog
"Consider as a bright addition to social studies or math classes or makerspaces if additional origami paper is available, and there is a foundation of interest in paper folding." -School Library Journal
"Children will learning how to fold two-dimensional paper squares into three-dimensional objects that are not only fun, but help to develop hand-eye coordination and spatial skills by engaging the child's whole brain." -Midwest Book Review
"This book would be suitable for teachers as the models could be used to create fun games and displays in the classroom while learning a little about Japan. Because this is a hardcover book, it will be durable for classroom use, too." -Castle View Academy blog

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