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St. Martin's Griffin
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429963190176 Pages, Ages 9-12
These boats don't just look nice on a shelf--they're made to move! Build your own fleet of Origami Sailboats that actually float and sail in water.
These step-by-step instructions offer young crafters all they need to create floating and fully functional paper folded sailboats. All of the models in this how to orgami book catch wind currents, float and retain their shape in water. Believe it or not, these paper boats hold up in water for several hours, or even several days if they're made from freezer paper or wax paper.
Whether you're an origami beginner or an experienced folder, Origami Sailboats is a great do-it-yourself arts and crafts activity for children and parents to create original origami toys and decorations.
Learning the Folds
Work through the models in order from beginning to end.
The symbols used in origami are shown at the left. They are the international language of the...