Origami Activities for Kids

by Michael G. Lafosse (Author)

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 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…

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Publication date
September 04, 2018
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