64 pages, 9.15 × 9.44 × 0.45 in
October 15, 2003
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0804834970
ISBN - 13: 9780804834971
About the Book
"Children will have hours of fun with the 15 projects in this beginner origami book, designed to introduce them to the exciting world of paper-folding. A crane, a bat, and a lotus-topped gift box are just a few of the simple projects for first-time paper folders. The book includes an introduction to origami that explores its history, the kinds of paper used, preparation, and basic folding techniques. Each of the projects explores a different aspect of Asian culture. Origami is a wonderful way to stimulate a child's imagination and their interest in Asian art.
Paper not included.
From the Publisher
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 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...
[E]specially intended for creative and curious young people ages 7 to 12, Origami Activities offers a wealth of rainy day fun and simple, easy-to-make crafts"- Midwest Book Review "