Monthly Archives: November 2008

Origami Factoids!

I just added a new link to the list of links on the right hand side of the page: the Origami Resource Center. There is a goldmine of great stuff on here, including some origami factoids. Here are a couple of factoids that caught my eye:

the smallest origami crane:



……and the biggest!


Pretty amazing, eh? Check out this new link for more interesting facts about origami!



Filed under origami info, origami website

Jumping Frog

Here is the cute little jumping frog we made today at 2nd and 3rd grade origami. Enjoy!

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Origami Spinning Top!

We made a model that has been in the basket on the windowsill in the library for years…..the spinning top. It involved learning how to do a petal fold, which is something I still find tricky, but everyone rose to the challenge! We used duo paper, and the colors came out beautifully. Here are the directions:


Filed under 4-6th grade project

Tomoko Fuse Boxes

We had fun making Tomoko Fuse boxes. I enjoyed being able to challenge even some of my more experienced folders when it came to the lids….not mentioning any names!

I have instructions for the lid done, so thought I would post that right away. It’s been a bit busy with Halloween and a few other other things, but I am trying to caught up now! I am also updating the gallery today, so look there for your models if they were photographed.


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