Japanese Paper Toys Kit

Origami
$14.95
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Make moveable origami projects with this great beginner-level origami kit!

Origami Paper Toys Kit is a unique paper craft kit that brings together the of art paper folding and the fun of moveable toys. Amaze your friends as you watch your origami paper creations wiggle, walk, tumble, shuffle and spin right before your eyes! No need to learn origami folding, painting or cutting—just punch fold and enjoy!

This easy origami kit contains:
  • A full-colored 64-page booklet
  • Clear step-by-step instruction and easy-to-follow diagrams
  • 24 fun-to-do projects with 16 pre-cut cardstock characters
  • 40 double-sided sheets of durable folding & construction papers
  • 2 different paper sizes and many colors
The step-by-step diagrams clearly show how an origami model is assembled as well as how it will move. Basic explanations of tools and techniques mean that the creative folder will soon be folding their own original karakuri origami creations!

Origami projects include:
  • Sumo Wrestlers
  • Bobbing Bird
  • Jumping Frog
  • Lola the Ladybug
  • And many more…


About the Author:
Andrew Dewar was born in Toronto, Ontario, and graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic Institute (B.A. Journalism) and University of Toronto (M.A. Japanese Studies, Library and Information Science) before moving to Japan in 1988. After completing his doctoral studies in library science at Keio University, he joined the faculty of a junior college in Japan. Soon after arriving in Japan he rediscovered his childhood love of designing and flying paper airplanes. His passion for paper airplanes led him to become president of the Fukushima Paper Airplane Club. Dewar has published over 30 paper crafting books and kits. He also teaches paper airplane workshops and does seminars at schools, libraries, community centers and museums. He lived and taught library science in Fukushima, Japan, until the giant earthquake and nuclear accident in March 2011, when the city became unsafe. After a brief stay in Canada, he's returned with his family to Gifu, Japan.

Kostya Vints was born and raised in Minsk, Belarus. In 1995 He received his Master degree in Product Design at Belorussian Polytechnic Academy (Minsk, Belarus). After moving to Los Angeles in 1997 he continued to pursue his career as a graphic artist and in 2002 Kostya graduated from Westwood College of Technology with an Associate degree in Graphic Design and Multimedia. He has been creating digital art for over 13 years. Kostya has produced illustrations and conceptual art for a diverse array of companies and publications worldwide.