35 step-by-step projects
Author: Mari Ono,Roshin Ono
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
View: 1659Contains 35 designs with comprehensive step-by-step instructions. Origami for Children is the perfect introduction to origami, the fun Japanese papercraft for parents and children of all ages. Divided into six sections, the projects cover a range of themes, from classic origami designs such as animals to party decorations and modern vehicles. There is even a project showing how to create the classic Japanese arcade character Pacman. You will be amazed at how much you can create with a few simple folds. Every stage is described in a series of clear step-by-step photographs, showing all the techniques you will need to complete each of these great designs.Mari Ono is an expert in origami and all forms of papercrafts. Born in Japan, she has lived in the United Kingdom for many years with her artist husband, Takumasa, where both work to promote Japanese art and crafts. Her previous books include The Simple Art of Japanese Papercrafts, also available from CICO Books. Roshin Ono came to the UK from Japan at the age of 7 with his mother and father. Now aged 14, he has participated in events introducing Japanese culture to the western world and has taught many children how to produce beautiful origami models.