Origami Book Handout

Materials: white paper, construction paper, glue, crayons, pencils & colored pencils.

Step 1: Fold a square of paper in half horizontally.

Step 2: Fold left to right in half again, fold top to bottom and then left to right again.

Step 3: Unfold to see 8 squares.

Step 4: Fold in half and make a cut in the center of the folded side to the middle (1 square.)

Step 5: Unfold so the cut edge is horizontal. Fold over and push out cut side to make a diamond shape and then pinch sides together to make a folded book.

Step 6: Decorate cover and add a story or illustrations.