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  • Japanese Origami

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: BZKSU
    Paperback
    Create 10 beautiful origami models with this Japanese Origami pack, which includes a 64-page book, plus 250 sheets of origami paper. The 64-page instruction book guides you step by step through each project, including a crane, water lily, rabbit, decorative spheres and more. Best of all, also included are 250 sheets of traditional origami paper to get you folding stunning creations straight away. All the basic folding techniques are also covered, so you will be able to create hundreds of models.
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  • More Origami for Children

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: MOFC
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Stuck for something fun to do on a rainy day or worried about how to keep entertained on a long car journey? Don't panic, because you have in your hands one of the best boredom-busting books on the planet! Packed with 35 of the finest paper projects this side of Tokyo, More Origami for Children shows how to take a simple piece of paper and turn it into something so much more exciting, like a monkey hand puppet, a robot, pretty flowers, a gift box for all sorts of treats and treasures, and even a sumo wrestler. The projects range from very easy to more challenging-the tulip or the rabbit are great for teaching little hands the basics, while aspiring origami addicts will love the koala, windmill, snowflake, and even a dinosaur! You really will be amazed at what you can create with just a few simple folds. The best thing about the book is that it comes with 60 pieces of paper, meaning you can start folding straight away. And you really can make models anywhere: at home, in the park, on holiday, with your friends at school, or on a train...how cool does that sound?!
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  • Origami Ocean Friends

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: BRZQG
    Paperback
    Take a trip to the sea with these 35 ocean-based origami projects from bestselling author Mari Ono. Taking inspiration from the BBC's Blue Planet series, Mari Ono has put together an awesome collection of ocean dwellers and seaside creatures. Split into four sections, start with Along the Coastline, where you'll find a seagull, pelican, and polar bear to practice your folds on. Next comes In the Rock Pool, with a crab, starfish, and sea anemone to make, followed by Around the Reef, which is packed with tropical fish. Finally, In the Deep has a turtle, ray, squid, and more to try. Every project comes with simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing you where to fold. Each design has also been given a skill rating, so start with an easy one and once you've mastered that, move on to something a bit more challenging. Fifty specially designed pieces of origami paper are included with the book, meaning you can start folding right away.
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  • How to Make Paper Dinosaurs

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: BQVPH
    Paperback
    Go back to the days when dinosaurs ruled the earth with How to Make Paper Dinosaurs, the great origami book containing 25 prehistoric paper-folding projects to sink your teeth into. With big dinosaurs, small ones, ocean-dwellers, and high flyers, there are origami projects here to entertain any dino lover. Try your hand at the flying Pteranodon or fold one of the largest land animals that ever existed, the Apatosaurus. From the Cretaceous period you can make the king of dinosaurs, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, and from the Jurassic age comes the spiny Stegosaurus. Every project has simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing you where to fold. Each design is allocated a skill rating - start with an easy one and once you've mastered that move on to something a bit more challenging. The book includes 50 specially designed pieces of origami paper so you can start folding right away.
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  • Fun Origami for Children: Pets!

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: BMLAA
    Paperback 5 years +
    12 step-by-step origami animal projects for children, including paper to make them with. Suitable for children from age 5 and upwards, Mari Ono's origami pets are a wonderful introduction to paper-folding for kids. This is the perfect book for children who love animals and crafting, with projects including dogs, cats, a parrot, a hamster, and for those who prefer something a little less furry, a slithering snake! All the projects are fun to make as well as play with. There are amazing animal facts throughout, so children can learn while they craft. Each project has simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing where to fold. There are skill ratings, so children can start with an easy project and then move on to something a bit more challenging until, eventually, they are easily impressing friends with their paper-folding skills. Specially designed pieces of origami paper are included with the book, so children can start crafting straight away.
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  • Fun Origami for Children: Flight!

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: BMKZX
    Paperback 5 years +
    12 step-by-step origami projects for children, including paper to make them with. Suitable for children from age 5 and upwards, Mari Ono's origami projects are the perfect introduction to paper-folding for kids. Fun Origami for Children: Flight! starts with classic paper plane and glider projects to get children started, then moves on to fantastic super-jets, rockets and a space shuttle. All the projects are fun to make as well as play with, and there is a section showing how to throw paper planes most effectively. There are amazing facts throughout, so children can learn while they craft. Each project has simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing where to fold. There are skill ratings, so children can start with an easy project and then move on to something a bit more challenging until, eventually, they are easily impressing friends with their paper-folding skills. Specially designed pieces of origami paper are included with the book, so children can start crafting straight away.
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  • Fun Origami for Children: Wild!

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: BGNRO
    Paperback
    12 step-by-step animal origami projects for children, including paper to make them with. Suitable for children from age 5 and upwards, Mari Ono's animal origami projects are the perfect introduction to paper-folding for kids. Including a lion, zebra, snake, elephant and monkey, all the projects are fun to make and play with, and there are amazing animal facts throughout, so children can learn while they craft! There are simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing where to fold. Each design has a skill rating, so children can start with an easy one and then move on to something a bit more challenging until they are easily impressing friends with their paper-folding skills! Specially designed pieces of origami paper are included with the book, so children can start making their magnificent menagerie straight away.
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  • Fun Origami for Children: Dino!

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: BGNRM
    Paperback
    12 step-by-step dinosaur origami projects for children, including paper to make them with. Suitable for children from age 5 and upwards, Mari Ono's dinosaur origami projects are the perfect introduction to paper-folding for kids. Including a Velociraptor, Triceratops and, of course, a ferocious T-Rex, all the projects are fun to make and play with, and there are amazing dinosaur facts throughout, so children can learn while they craft! There are simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing where to fold. Each design has a skill rating, so children can start with an easy one and then move on to something a bit more challenging until they are easily impressing friends with their paper-folding skills! Specially designed pieces of origami paper are included with the book, so children can start crafting straight away.
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  • Origami Animal Friends

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: AXHZM
    Paperback
    Open your dream pet shop with these 35 fun paper-based projects. All animal lovers are going to go wild for the 35 amazing activities in Origami Animal Friends. With just a few pieces of paper you can create all your favourite pets, including cute cats, dogs, rabbits and horses alongside creepy crawlies, fish, frogs, birds and lots more. The clear step-by-step instructions are so simple to follow that anyone can have a go, no matter if you are a first-time folder or an origami expert. Best of all, Origami Animal Friends comes with a pack containing 50 specially designed pieces of origami paper, so you can start making your first cute creature right away.
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  • The Simple Art of Origami

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: AQXRS
    Paperback
    THE SIMPLE ART OF ORIGAMI reveals the best of true Japanese design, focusing on understanding and using paper in a modern and authentic style to make beautiful gifts, decorations, and more. Tokyo-born graphic designer Mari Ono reveals the top Japanese origami techniques in a range of projects, each with clear step-by-step images and easy-to-follow instructions. Also included are 50 pieces of gorgeous origami paper to help you get started.The projects range from traditional ideas to more contemporary designs. Give a card embellished with Oriental symbols of love and luck on a special occasion or fill a vase with pretty paper irises to decorate your home. Why not present some roses in your own handmade flower box, or if you are an animal lover, bring paper to life by folding a rabbit or a crane?With tips and variations throughout, this is the book that will show you how to create truly authentic Japanese papercrafts using the best papers from the modern East.
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  • More Origami for Children

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: AOWGA
    Paperback
    Stuck for something fun to do on a rainy day or worried about how to keep entertained on a long car journey? Don't panic, because you have in your hands one of the best boredom-busting books on the planet! Packed with 35 of the finest paper projects this side of Tokyo, More Origami for Children shows how to take a simple piece of paper and turn it into something so much more exciting, like a monkey hand puppet, a robot, pretty flowers, a gift box for all sorts of treats and treasures, and even a sumo wrestler. The projects range from very easy to more challenging-the tulip or the rabbit are great for teaching little hands the basics, while aspiring origami addicts will love the koala, windmill, snowflake, and even a dinosaur! You really will be amazed at what you can create with just a few simple folds. The best thing about the book is that it comes with 60 pieces of paper, meaning you can start folding straight away. And you really can make models anywhere: at home, in the park, on holiday, with your friends at school, or on a train...how cool does that sound?!
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  • Wild & Wonderful Origami

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: AFXOA
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    Make your own origami zoo with Mari and Roshin Ono's collection of amazing animals. Whether you love cute and cuddly animals like the baby bear and the cheeky monkeys, or are friends with the feathered variety, you are sure to go wild for any of the 35 innovative designs. There are four great chapters explaining how to really bring your paper to life. Animal Fun has classic designs like the crane and fox, while Safari takes its inspiration from the Serengeti with projects for zebras, giraffes, lions and more. Next is Sea World, home to ocean dwellers including the dolphin, sea turtle and even a blowfish, and the Forest chapter has ideas to transform your paper into a tree-dwelling owl or squirrel. Every project comes with simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing you where to fold. Each design has also been given a skill rating, so start with a simple one and once you've mastered that move on to something a bit more challenging. 50 specially designed pieces of origami paper are included with the book, meaning you can start folding right away.
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  • Origami for Children

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: ACZKA
    Paperback
    (3)
    "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 fun range of themes, from classic origami designs such as animals to party decorations and modern vehicles. There's even a project showing how to create the classic Japanese arcade character Pacman. You'll 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. Also included is a specially designed pack of origami paper with enough pieces to complete all the projects, so you can start making your own amazing creations straight away.
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