Fun with Origami Animals Kit (9780804855471)

Current Stock:
Tuttle Publishing
Paperback & Kit
Date Published:
Boxed Kit with full-color 48-page book and 40 folding sheets (5.5 x 5.5")
Trim Size:
7 X 7

**Winner of the 2023 Creative Child Magazine PREFERRED CHOICE AWARD in the Kids Origami Activities category!**

Fold 40 different, cute paper animals in just a few easy steps!

This all-in-one origami kit is the perfect way to introduce kids to the joys of paper folding. It includes colorful papers and instructions for 40 different animal models.

Paper engineer Sam Ita has designed each of these adorable animals so they can be folded in 10 steps or less. The charming models in this kit include:
  • Penelope the Panda: an easy yet cuddly 3-step model
  • Bert the Bunny: a friendly 4-step character with 3D ears
  • Louis the Ladybug: a colorful model which comes together like magic!
  • And 37 more!

This kit includes a double-sided folding sheet for each animal—plus a full-color book with step-by-step folding instructions!

About the Author:
Sam Ita studied graphic design at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn before following his passion for paper engineering. He got his start as a production assistant for renowned paper engineers Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart, and worked on many bestselling pop-up books, including America the Beautiful and Encyclopedia Prehistorica, and on Christmas cards for the Museum of Modern Art. Ita draws inspiration from comics, origami and machines, applying his craft to publishing, advertising, animation, display and toy design. His creations include Christmas Tree In-a-Box, Van Gogh's Sunflowers In-a-Box, The Odyssey, Moby Dick, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Frankenstein and the Tokyo Pop-Up Book. Sam co-authored Flying Dragons Paper Airplanes Kit. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.