Origami games: Hands-On Fun for Kids  -     By: Joel Stern
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Origami games: Hands-On Fun for Kids

Tuttle Publishing / 2010 / Hardcover

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Origami Games contains illustrated instructions for creating 21 whimsical origami game pieces. Kids will have a blast folding and decorating their own origami game pieces from regular, inexpensive office paper. But the fun doesn't end there! The game pieces are designed to be used playing 22 different competitive and collaborative games found in the second portion of the book.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Tuttle Publishing
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 9.00 X 9.00 (inches)
ISBN: 4805310685
ISBN-13: 9784805310687
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

Fold and play fun origami games with this easy origami book for children.

Origami Games is a unique twist on the traditional origami paper craft book. It contains clear and easy illustrated instructions for creating whimsical origami game pieces. At its heart, it offers suggestions on how to use origami to play both fun, competitive, and cooperative games, building individual skills and teamwork. A perfect origami-for-kids book it also encourages folders to come up with and document their own customized games using a template provided in the back of the book, making it a great way to learn origami. There's even a section for parents and teachers that discusses the educational and developmental benefits of origami, along with suggested classroom activities.

Expert paper folder Joel Stern has carefully prepare these playful models and stimiulating games to appeal to children's natural desire to build things and play with them. By using models made from regular letter size (8 1/2 x 11-inch) paper, Origami Games gets paper folders started quickly and easily. The large color photos and a easy origami instructions makes learning the folds a breeze.

This origami book contains:
  • 89 page, full-color book
  • 22 original origami games
  • 21 foldable origami game pieces
  • Clear, step-by-step instruction
  • Tips and guide to using origami in the classroom
You'll soon find that making the origami components of the games is just as fun as playing the games themselves!

Origami games include:
  • Balancing Act
  • Basket Bombs
  • Flying Saucer
  • Froggie Olympics
  • Relay Rings
  • Slay The Dragon
  • Bowl 'Em Over
  • And many more…

Author Bio

Joel Stern has conducted many origami workshops for all ages in camps, schools, community centers and libraries. Joel is the author of Animated Origami Faces, Jewish Holiday Origami, as well as Washington Pops!, a collection of do-it-yourself pop-up cards of famous buildings in Washington, D.C. Joel lives in Los Angeles with his family.

Editorial Reviews

"A wonderful combination of origami papercraft and entertainment!" —Robert Sabuda, author of The Night Before Christmas Pop-Up

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