Origami Fiery Dragon instructions ( Kade Chan)
Have a light friendly workplace for the children and plenty of materials 4. Be sure to explain each fold in simple words, showing them (possibly on a large piece of paper) what they need to do each step of the way. 5. You want to be sure the children understand what they need to do and make sure you give them enough time to work it out themselves - don't jump in too quickly to help them.
Information about origami can probably be obtained from a library. Since this activity is used by many people in society, the library will certainly carry some literature about it. Many articles that are written about origami have references provided that will lead to even more details about the activity.
There are special papers made for origami. This paper is often called kami, which is the Japanese word for paper. Kami can be bought in various sizes from 2.5cm to 35cm and more. These square pieces of origami paper generally are prepackaged. Origami paper usually weighs less than copy paper allowing it to be used for all sorts of projects.
If you aren't someone who likes to follow instructions, origami is definitely not for you. How are you with problem solving? How about logical thinking? Both of these skills are needed in order to make origami, especially advanced origami a success. The individual needs to be able to look beyond the current step and know what should come next.
Although paper was very expensive it was still used quite extensively in Japan especially in its architecture with paper screens, doors etc. The Shinto religion incorporated the use of origami in its ceremonies and these shapes have remained unchanged for centuries. Although the experts can't agree on where origami originated, most of them agree that the Japanese are the ones who developed the traditional art form.
Gifts: Colorful paper frames, bandanas or handkerchiefs folded into flowers or birds, lace envelopes to hold your personal note, delicate lace birds to hold your valentine, cranes (a symbol of luck) as a mobile or garland like string, book covers, book marks and dozens of other unusual gifts that you can be sure they won't get two of!