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 prepared these playful models and stimulating 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 easy origami instructions make 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:
About the Author:Joel Stern
- Balancing Act
- Basket Bombs
- Flying Saucer
- Froggie Olympics
- Relay Rings
- Slay The Dragon
- Bowl 'Em Over
- And many more…
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.