My First Origami Book
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My First Origami Book : 35 Fun Papercrafting Projects for Children Aged 7 Years +

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With origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, you can turn ordinary pieces of paper into animals, decorations, toys and more - and this book teaches you how, as well as other ways of using paper creatively. There are five chapters, all packed full of ideas. Begin with Amazing Animals, from Freddie the hopping frog and a herd of cows to penguins and whales. In Flying Fun, find out how to make the classic paper airplane, plus other things that will fly, such as a helicopter and a heart kite. Top Toys shows you how to transform paper into a hat, a balloon and even a fortune teller. Make your bedroom beautiful with Dazzling Decorations - what about Christmas crackers for the holidays or some pretty paper flowers? Finally, use your newfound paper skills to create some Gorgeous Gifts and Cards - including a lovely Easter basket and a cute Russian doll card. All the projects have instructions and adorable artworks that are easy to follow, and each one has a grade, so that you can start with the easiest projects and, as your origami skills improve, move onto the more challenging ones.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 208 x 274 x 12mm | 521.63g
  • Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
  • CICO BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 150 col photographs and artworks
  • 1907563709
  • 9781907563706
  • 47,940

About Susan Akass

Edited by Susan Akass who is the author of many popular reading scheme books and children's picture books. Susan is also a full-time primary school teacher. She is based in Bath. Projects by successful craft authors, including Mari Ono and Roshin Ono, Catherine Woram, Clare Youngs, Emma Hardy and Fiona Jones.show more

Customer reviews

This book's main fault is its title, which is totally misleading. I was searching for 'beginner's origami books' so that I could teach my niece, an activity requiring no scissors or potential glue disasters. This was most certainly NOT the book I thought that I was buying. It SHOULD have been titled, "Beginners' Paper-crafts and Origami;" as less than half the projects are actually origami, (meaning "no cut,") projects. The book is a big disappointment for anyone seeking ONLY origami designs for young children, and would be better suited with a more general title.show more
by Michelle Meier