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Origami club. Window Star tutorial. I made some Waldorf-style window stars to decorate our big living room windows.

Window Star tutorial

I like to put them up in the winter, to liven up the wintry view. They are a bit fiddly, but satisfying to crank out, not unlike cut paper snowflakes. The best paper to use is square kite paper (ETA- it's 6 1/4" square.) I bought mine at a Waldorf school store, but you could get some from Nova Natural. It's really much better to use instead of tissue paper, it's more sturdy and easier to fold. Actually, my son Julian, who is 7, made the green one, I was pleasently suprised he stuck with all the steps!

Use the white paper as a work surface, it's easier to see what you are doing. Then fold it in half and crease well. Then fold the pieces each in half crosswise and cut. Next, open them out so you have a rectangle with a crease running down the center. See my not-quite tidy edge? Now on one end only, fold in the sides to meet at the middle. So after you've done that with all eight pieces, you will have this: Coloriage Renard en Origami. Un nouveau projet créatif, facile et très ludique, idéal à faire avec ses enfants : un renard en origami !

Coloriage Renard en Origami

Nous vous fournissons le modèle, il suffit de le colorier en ligne avec des motifs, de imprimer, puis de le plier en suivant les instructions et les photos pas à pas. Elsa, les enfants et moi nous sommes beaucoup amusés à créer toute une famille renard avec le papa renard, la renarde, et plein de petits renardeaux ! Le renard est un modèle traditionnel de l'origami. L'origami (du japonais oru plier et kami papier) est l'art du pliage du papier, apparu en Chine vers 1700.

Le renard est un modèle d'origami très facile, et il l'est encore plus avec notre coloriage où tous les plis sont déjà dessinés. Pour commencer, vous devez colorier votre renard : renard roux, renard polaire, renard des sables, à vous de choisir. Le plus simple est bien sûr de le colorier en ligne en bas de cette page, puis de l'imprimer avec l'icône Imprimante.

A bientôt ! The fox is blak. Netflix Instant Watch has to be one of the best things technology has gifted us.

The fox is blak

You can find so many new movies and television shows from so many different genres, any time that you want. One of the best parts for me is the documentary selection, which is surprisingly large and full of very interesting features. There are quite a lot of PBS and National Geographic specials as well, which oftentimes go overlooked as you flock to things like Man On Wire or The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill.

One PBS gem I watched recently was a documentary called Between the Folds about origami artists. The documentary was absolutely fascinating, detailing this complex artform from building paper all the way to folding a sheet one hundred and fifty times. The film spans the world and artistic medias to showcase what origami has become. Make an origami cat bookmark.