Origami Activities for Kids: Discover the Magic of Japanese Paper Folding, Learn to Fold Your Own Origami Models (Includes 8 Folding Papers)

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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 02 Oct 2018 – vârsta până la 12 ani
Turn sheets of paper into exciting 3D flowers, animals and accessories—no previous origami experience necessary!

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 many hours of fun folding the easy origami projects in this book and learning about the surprising art of paper folding.

This origami book for kids has been revised and reformatted; geared specifically to 8-12 year olds, it is an introduction to Japanese culture and crafts. With full-color photos, step-by-step instructions, and 8 sheets of origami paper, beginning folders can master the straightforward designs.

The 19 origami projects include:
  • Lotus Flower
  • Japanese Fan
  • Chopstick Wrapper
  • Dollar-Bill Dragon
  • Chinese Zodiac
  • Traditional Crane
  • Japanese Daruma Doll
  • And many more…
Learning how to fold two-dimensional paper squares into three-dimensional objects is not only fun, but helps develop hand-eye coordination and spatial skills by engaging a child's whole brain. Each paper model explores an important aspects of Asian culture—creating an appreciation and awareness of cultural differences in children.
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ISBN-13: 9780804849432
ISBN-10: 0804849439
Pagini: 48
Ilustrații: 19 projects; full-color photos & illustrations throughout; 8 6 x 6 inch folding papers
Dimensiuni: 191 x 254 x 13 mm
Greutate: 0.45 kg
Editura: Tuttle Publishing
Colecția Tuttle Publishing


"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

Notă biografică

With over 40 years of experience, Michael G. LaFosse is considered a leading authority and master of the art of Origami. LaFosse is cofounder of the Origamido Studio and author of many books and videotapes about paperfolding and papermaking.