Age range 6 to 10Nothing beats the sense of accomplishment that kids gain from making something with their own hands, and Origami Fun for Kids introduces the ancient art of paper folding through twenty projects that kids can either keep for themselves or proudly present to parents, grandparents, and teachers. Each project is rated by its level of difficulty, so even complete vices can start with the easiest models and progress to more challenging ones when they are ready. The accompanying DVD provides tutorial videos that will further clarify the instruction book's steps and diagrams.Projects include:* A paper sailboat, a heart, and a flower among other simple-to-make favorites* A pencil holder, a candy tray, and other useful items that are perfect for gift-giving* A snake, an anteater, a macaw, and other adorable animals* A set of easy-to-fold finger puppets that can be colored to create an enchanted world of fairies, kings, queens, and court jestersThe only kit that comes with paper the folders can color themselves, Origami Fun for Kids includes sixty colorful printed sheets, along with a detailed instruction book and DVD, making it easy to fold a perfect model every time. Parents will love how this kit lets kids learn and play at their own pace-and the delightful range of classic origami creations and original models will tempt grownups to join in the fun! ...is packed with so much fun creations that any child would enjoy to make. Parents can help join in and it could be a fun creative weekend of origami fun! It is perfect for children and adults to enjoy together! -Test Try Results blog Do you have youngsters who love to be creative, but can't always think of how to focus that creativity into something on their own? If you're t looking forward to hearing `I'm bored,' over the coming weeks, then I have just the thing for you! Origami Fun For Kids will keep your youngsters busy and happy. -Castle View Academy blog
Rita Foelker is a mother writer and journalist who lives and works in her native Brazil as a book publisher, author and illustrator. She has studied and taught origami, the ancient art of paper folding, since 1998 and has contributed to origami books, magazines and web sites worldwide.