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Arts & Crafts Class: Let's Fold Origami

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Author:Japan Window Project, Stanford University and NTT
Description: Directions for folding an origami crane and a yakko (in the Edo Period, a Yakko was known as a male servant or a valet to a high-class samurai. The figure shown is a representation from the waist up. The diamond shape is the head and it is possible to fold a pair of legs with another sheet of origami paper. The Yakko is considered a traditional shape and there are yakko kites and yakko dolls with a similar shape. Picture directions are included (graphics-heavy site).

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Manipulatives
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry

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