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Uses for Origami
Origami can be used to make more than just a child's toy. Although normally made out of origami paper you can also use cloth, newspaper, tin foil, gift wrapping paper, old calendar sheets or magazine pages.
Educational Benefits of Origami
No doubt it's difficult for a teacher to continuously make a subject, such as math interesting for their students. Many students, especially younger children find mathematics boring. One great way to spice up a math class is to introduce the art of origami. This activity will ensure the students have fun while learning many beneficial and educational things. First of all origami can be used as a history lesson and a look into other cultures such as the Japanese culture. This activity is very prominent in Japan and students can learn how this activity is used and why it is important there.
Benefits of Origami
Origami began in China and Japan hundreds of years ago. It is an activity that has proven to be quite useful in various situations. Origami is an activity that costs very little but offers individuals a number of benefits. Here is a concept that requires creativity and imagination. Folding paper may not seem educational but in reality origami has been proven to improve reading and writing skills. It's also an activity that works on processing skills. In order to complete an origami project, an individual must first of all read and understand the instructions. They are then required to process the information they've gathered from the written material before beginning the folding steps. Once the project begins there is a need for logical reasoning as the person thinks about each fold and the following steps. Origami requires concentration and teaches people about sequencing.