Author(s): Mari Ono; Hiroaki Takai
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.
Mari Ono is an expert in origami and all forms of papercrafts. Born in Japan, she has lived in the United Kingdom for many years with her artist husband, Takumasa, where they both work to promote Japanese arts and crafts. Her previous books include Origami Farm, Origami for Children and More Origami for Children, also available from CICO. She is based in Churchdown, Gloucestershire.
Hiroaki Takai is an origami master based in Japan. Born in Tokyo in 1957, as a child he fell in love with the models found in Kunihiko Kasahara's Origami Zoo and was inspired by them to create his own brilliant collection of dinosaurs and animals. He is the author of many origami books in his native Japan.