Simple Origami Airplanes Kit

Origami
$16.95
Current Stock:
SKU:
9780804841313
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804841313
Format:
Paperback & Kit
Date Published:
05/10/2010
Illustrations:
14 projects; no scissors or glue necessary; 64-pp. booklet; 56 folding papers in 2 sizes; instructional DVD
Number of Pages:
Trim Size:
9 1/4 X 8 1/2

Fold and fly your own speedy paper airplanes with this easy origami kit.

Simple Origami Airplanes Kit features models with sturdy wings and fuselages—these designs are so perfectly balanced that a gentle throw results in amazing flights, time after time.

All the origami projects are designed to be simple enough to be considered "origami-for-kids" kits, and can be assembled by beginning origami folders. Paper airplanes are a great way for children to learn origami and gain an interest and appreciation for this fascinating art form. The flashy folding papers already have plane images printed on them, making the finished origami planes look as awesome as they fly. As an added bonus, the accompanying DVD shows precise instructions and tips from the designer.

This origami kit contains:
  • Full-colored origami book
  • Step-by-step instructions and diagrams
  • 14 original design projects for planes
  • 56 origami papers
  • A variety of colors with printed fold lines
  • A DVD with easy-to-follow video tutorials
Fun and accessible for both the novice and the more seasoned folder, this wonderfully giftable origami kit gets you started right away and is a great value. The pre-colored origami paper is ready to fold—No scissors or glue required!

Origami airplane projects include:
  • Cutlass
  • Bat
  • Jumpjet
  • Shuttle
  • Wasp
  • 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.