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51 resources with the concept origami

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Add a Little Art to Your Math

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Origami presents a beautiful way to express and test geometric and algebraic concepts.
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Thinking in the Three Dimensions

For Students 6th - 12th
Discover different dimensions with paper folding. Pupils first read about zero, one, two, and three dimensions, and then learn about the fourth dimension, time. They then use origami to create models of shapes in three dimensions and use...
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The Origami Revolution | Cosmic Folding

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn about these folds and twists in the universe through an origami model. Observe the model mathematically and view how it proves dark matter before creating your own origami and discussing the distribution of matter in the universe.
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Endangered Species Origami

For Students 3rd - 5th
Make sea turtle or whale origami in a hands-on activity that provides instructions for folding and facts for learning about each.
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Our World

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
There's a beautiful world all around us! Learn about the features of our planet with a series of activities designed for English learners. Kids sing, dance, and read about nature with fun lessons and interactive play.
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Back to School Cootie Catcher

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Relive the back-to-school jitters with this fun cootie catcher activity. Including uplifting wishes and predictions for the coming school year, this resource is a great way to start the year off on a positive note.
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Origami Crane

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Origami is a traditional Japanese paper craft. Learn how to make a paper crane with this step-by-step video.
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Money Shirt

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
After learning how to create money pants, watch this video to learn how to make a matching shirt! Students demonstrate each step to create a money shirt.
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Money Pants

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What are money pants? Watch this step-by-step video to learn how to fold a dollar bill into the shape of pants.
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Paper Cranes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Paper folding is a great art form that can be incorporated into cultural, mathematic, and art lessons. This resource includes the full instructions needed to fold a paper crane, as well as a Haiku poetry idea. Tip: This activity would be...
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Origami In A Box

For Teachers K - 12th
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the assembly of origami folding paper projects. They practice creating different shapes or creatures with the folding of paper. Students are led through a guided practice before...
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Earth Origami

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After reading a brief history of Carl Skalak's journey on the open waters, scholars make a three-dimensional model of the Earth out of an Origami balloon using a printable decorated as the Earth.
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How to Make an Origami Paper Hat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This video shows you and your class how to make an origami hat. Why would you do such a thing? If you think about it origami builds eye hand coordination, is fun, is culturally significant, and this hat, is full of measurable angles....
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Origami - Tulip

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Ah what a dreary world this would be, if not for the lovely blooms. Construct a paper tulip with the help of this origami video clip. This flower folding technique could come in handy for making Mother's Day gifts to send home, paper...
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Origami - Flamingo

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Origami is not the easiest craft to master, but kids love it! This clip demonstrates all the moves needed to fold a paper flamingo. It can be used at an early finisher work station, to build dexterity and listening skills, or as a reward...
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Origami - Eagle

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What would be better than a class full of quiet engaged children? Perhaps this origami video will be the quiet activity you've been looking for. Your class will watch and learn how to fold an origami eagle. A great skill to have when...
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Origami Geometry

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Origami is an excellent way to combine Japanese culture, art, and geometric shapes into one engaging instructional activity! Scholars begin by listening to the story Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and learn the origin of the...
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Origami Ducks: Geometry, Listening, and Following Directions

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Make origami ducks with your class to reinforce geometry concepts and vocabulary; develop fine motor and visual translation skills; and enrich study of Japanese culture, the pond habitat, or migration. Create a whole group "worksheet"...
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Fractions and Paper Folding

For Teachers K - 11th
In this fraction instructional activity, students manipulate paper by folding it to create different shapes and sizes, they explore the concept of fractions, and discuss their observations as a class. This is a great instructional...
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"Can Do!" Reading, Writing, and Understanding the Art of Technical Writing

For Teachers 10th
Technical and informational writing is the most common type of writing that students will encounter. Using this SMART board activity, teach your 10th graders the four different types of technical writing. They can then practice following...
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Johnny Appleseed Origami

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders make an origami Johnny Appleseed. In this geometry lesson students follow folding instructions. They find different geometric shapes while they are folding. They create Johnny Appleseed's body and attach a face and hands...
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Ordering Fractions and Decimals

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore fractions. In this fractions and decimals lesson, 5th graders learn how to use origami to create cubes. Students will label each face with fractions and use the cubes to practice ordering decimals and fractions in a...
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Oragami Village Diorama

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas. Then they select and evaluate a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas of...
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Selection and Variation in the Egyptian Origami Bird

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate genetics and evolution of species. They simulate the breeding of birds using origami birds. In addition, using dice they introduce genetic variation into the species.