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How to Make an Origami Toy
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Today’s kids have thousands of different toys at their disposal, but you’ll often find that they are fascinated by the idea of learning how to make their own origami toys. The art of origami nurtures a child’s creative instincts, which is precisely why many schools incorporate lessons in paper folding as part of their curriculum. This slideshow offers suggestions for a few very basic origami toys you can make with your child to start teaching him or her about origami as a craft.

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