Make snowflake patterns, learn how to create a five-pointed star with a single cut (like Betsy Ross) and more!
Instructions for our online paper folding activity are below; or you can go straight to the gallery to see what others have been up to and start folding paper online yourself! Or - jump right in and make a flake: from prefolded paper (easiest); with folding guidelines; from scratch (for experts).Here are the basic rules:
It's not origami, is it, but has many similarities. We plan to introduce some additional folding techniques that will enable us to do more origami-ish stuff. Take a look at these origami simulations:
In the meantime, try making snowflakes or other interesting shapes (there are zillions of sites with instructions; here are a few):
A shockwave snowflake "designer"!: http://www.explorescience.com/activities/Activity_page.cfm?ActivityID=13