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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


Here is a lovely little unit project that is nice and simple. I am planning on teaching it today in the library, but just in case we have a huge crowd, I will be sending people here to learn it! So if you were turned away at lunchtime, I am sorry!

Here are the videos: the first one is the unit and the second one is the assembly.


Filed under 1st grade project, 2nd/3rd grade project