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Fold and fly your own realistic paper airplanes with this easy origami kit. Simple Origami Airplanes Mini Kit presents a collection of realistic origami paper airplanes from well-known author and paper aviation expert Andrew Dewar. Dewar has spent decades perfecting the art of folding easy paper airplanes that both look great and fly well. [i]Simple Origami Airplanes Mini Kit features models with sturdy wings and fuselages—these designs are so perfectly balanced that a gentle throw results in amazing flights, time after time.All the origami projects are designed to be simple enough to be considered «origami-for-kids» kits and can be assembled by beginning origami folders. Paper airplanes are a great way for children to learn origami and gain interest and appreciation for this fascinating art form. The flashy folding papers already have plane images printed on them, making the finished origami planes look as awesome as they fly. As an added bonus, the downloadable video shows precise instructions and tips from the designer. This origami kit contains: Full-colored 32-page booklet Step-by-step instructions and diagrams 6 original design projects for planes Downloadable or streamable video with easy-to-follow tutorialsFun and accessible for both the paper crafts novice and the more season paper folder, this wonderfully giftable origami kit gets you started right away and is a great value. The pre-colored origami paper is ready to fold—No scissors or glue required! Origami airplane projects include: The Razor The Octopus The Starbird The Swordfish The Frankenplane The Orbit

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Explore Japanese folk art—called mingei—with this beautifully illustrated book.Mingei literally means the «arts of the people» and is a treasured expression of Japanese culture and history. This book of Japanese folk art introduces 116 exquisite and interesting Japanese pieces, describing their origins, showing how they are made and used, and relating the background of myth and folklore associated with each.Illustrated with many line drawings and color photographs, Mingei offers readers a concise and informative introduction to a rich and varied artistic tradition.

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Create fun and clever origami models using your Washingtons, Franklins, and Lincolns! Get ready to practice the increasingly popular art of folding origami dollars. This origami kit includes a collection of projects designed for paper folders of any level of skill. This easy origami kit contains: A full-colored 32-page booklet Clear step-by-step instruction and diagrams Streamable or downloadable instructional videos Mini Money Origami Kit is full of original designs to learn origami quickly and easily. At such a great value, folding money has never been so easy or affordable. Origami projects include: Four-Pointed Star Heart Locket Dolphin Three Dollar Japanese Crane And more…

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Build detailed models of your favorite iconic buildings with this easy origami ebook!Master paper crafter and preeminent designer Yee, brings origami folders this extraordinary boxed architectural craft ebook which brings some of the worlds' most recognized architectural feats to life. Yee started folding paper as a child in Hong Kong. He didn't have any toys and so learned to make his own from old newspapers. This origami ebook allows you, the paper folder to make some of his best works. Once assembled, the paper models can be displayed in 3D form on a table or shelf or they can be folded flat for easy storage and carried in a bag or briefcase to show your friends.This origami ebook contains: Detailed step-by-step origami book Over 150 full-color photos 20 sheets of high-quality, pre-cut card stockSince there is no complicated cutting or painting required, the origami models are simple enough to be considered origami-for-kids projects and are a great way for those with no previous paper folding experience to learn origami. Origami Architecture contains downloadable folding papers which gives you all the materials to get you started with assembling the scale models. The facade designs are based on the real architecture of the buildings. The decorative details are colored black to reduce the cutting work, but for those origami enthusiasts who love to cut, the black colored details can be removed, making the paper structures even more stunning.Origami projects include: The Eiffel Tower The White House The Sydney Opera House

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**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Creative Play of the Year Award** What could be more fun than making your own origami monster and watching it come to life! With Origami Toy Monsters Kit , kids and parents alike will see their very own visually captivating paper craft creations, known as karakuri , traditional Japanese mechanized puppets, shudder and lurch right before their eyes! The origami kit includes: Full-colored, step-by-step instruction booklet 11 menacing interchangeable models for creations like The Kraken, Piranha Alien or The Creeping Hand and more Colorful die-cut cardstock sheets for easy model assembly Glue and other necessary assembly materials to save you a trip to the craft store

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Act out cute stories while you fold origami projects with this unique and easy origami kit. The joy in folding origami is often found in the deceptively simple magic of transforming a single piece of paper into a recognizable object. All too often, the steps it takes to transform paper into origami designs can be frustrating. Story-gami Kit is an innovative new paper craft kit from world-renowned origami artists, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander who have created entire storylines around characters Righty and Lefty and their adventures climbing mountains, going on boat rides, and hanging out with bunnies. Each story's end results in a finished piece of origami, like an elegant butterfly, a jumping frog or a flapping bird and allowing anyone to discover the magic in creating something beautiful out of a simple piece of paper. Through the mnemonic of storytelling, LaFosse and Alexander make origami paper folding easy for those with any level of skill and a whole lot of fun. The unique method of storytelling makes this a great origami-for-kids kit and an excellent way to learn origami. This origami kit includes: Full color, 80-page origami book Clear step-by-step instruction and diagrams18 fun origami projects 90 minutes of downloadable instructional video Story-gami Kit is unlike any other origami kit. Children will love acting out the stories in the book as the fold their new origami creations! Origami projects include: Penguin Tulip Plant With Blossom Tabletop Racing Duck Fortune Cookie Box Kanji The Dog And many more…

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Mah Jong for Beginners is one of the first books to explain the game to English language readers. It remains a classic, both for its authenticity and clarity, and as a wonderful introduction for anyone who wants to know more about the fast-paced and complex game of Mah Jong. It contains everything you need to know to get started playing this Chinese tile game. Drawing directly on the rules and regulations of the Mah Jong Association of Japan, it offers easy-to-follow steps—aided by simple illustrations—that will help both beginners and players get ready for more advanced challenges. Its instructions on play and strategy not only explain the basic rules, but also demonstrate the differences between the many regional variations of the game.

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Detailed instructions, clear diagrams and lovely color photographs combine to make craft book <i>Fun with Chinese Knotting</i> both attractive and useful&#8212;displaying the many creative uses these decorative knots can have, and the great variety of materials used to make them. This delightful book is sure to be a rich source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere. The art of Chinese knotting or macrame, has a surprisingly contemporary appeal, author artist Chen focuses on the decorative uses of Chinese knots to create your own personal fashion accessories which include:<ul><li> Hair ornaments</li><li> Earrings</li><li> Necklaces</li><li> Pendants</li><li> Brooches</li><li> Belts</li><li> Bracelets and anklets</li><li> Accents that may be added to items of clothing</li></ul>Chinese knots are attractive and alluring along with being an Asian craft that is relatively easy to learn. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes&#8212;to record events, to fish and hunt, to wrap and tie items, as ornamental works of art, and even to communicate, <i>Fun with Chinese Knotting</i> will allow readers to create something for anyone.

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Make origami monsters and mythical creatures with this easy origami kit. You'll bring some of history's most beloved and feared mythical creatures to life with this exciting collection of origami. These beginner and intermediate origami projects are perfect for children and adults with basic folding skills. They are ideal for party decorations, for gifts, or just for fun! World-renowned origami author and artist Michael LaFosse provides easy-to-follow instructions along with clear illustrations that will have you folding origami models in no time.Use it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to decorate your room or as a wonderful gift for mythology lovers. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. The origami paper in the kit already has printed patterns, so no paint or glue is required, just unpack and start folding right away! This origami kit contains: 48 page, full-color origami book Step-by-step directions Color diagrams and illustrations 25 fun origami projects 98 sheets of origami paper A variety of colors and patterns Origami Fantastic Creatures is perfect for both home and school craft projects&#8212;as well as a wonderful gift for fantasy lovers. Origami projects include: Phoenix Kraken Gargoyle Chinese Dragon Cyclops Loch Ness Monster And many more&hellip;

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Bring the ancient beauty of Chinese knots into any craft practice, and learn the many uses this intricate art form can have in your own home and style. The Complete Book of Chinese Knotting is the culmination of 20 years of research into the ancient art of Chinese knot tying, presented in a way that's easy to learn. Inspired by the decorative knots that embellish ancient artifacts such as pots, jade, statuary, boxes, paintings and other Chinese art, the author has systematically classified each of the basic Chinese knots, many almost forgotten, and their variations. Creative applications reveal the practical ways to incorporate Chinese knotting into everyday life, but the artistic possibilities abound too&#8212;such as using this mini macramΘ for beaded jewelry. In addition to the summary of the four major techniques for tying basic knots and the nine main ways of modifying them, the author introduces 56 brand new knots in this book&#8212;each accompanied by helpful color photos and diagrams. Take advantage of the little-known methods of this Chinese craft, and bring an age-old decorative tradition into your creations.