Chinese Origami for Children: Fold Zodiac Animals, Festival Decorations and Other Creations

Author(s): Lin Xin

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Paper-folding, also called origami, is popular among children all over the world. With this origami book, you can now use origami to celebrate festivals and present well wishes. 

Inside you'll find 30 simple and fun paper-folding projects including:



  • Chinese zodiac animals such as the dragon, horse, and pig.

  • Festival-related items such as the lion-dance in the lantern-show festival and a necktie for the Father's Day.

  • Objects representing well wishes and greetings such as a peach to wish someone a long life and a calabash or bottle gourd to present a wish.

  • Other objects with Chinese flair such as a folded fan and panda.



Illustrations and explanations in this book are clear and the steps are easy to follow. These projects will help you get to know more about Chinese culture. Work together with your children to bring these Chinese-inspired paper projects alive!

About the Author:
Hu Yue is a teacher at the Higher Specialized School attached to Child Normal College in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province. She teaches subjects, including fine arts, paper-folding, computer design, and pottery art. Having established Sanmu Tang Studio in Shijiazhuang in 2003, Lin Xinspecializes in the design and drawing of illustrations for children's books. He has had over ten books published, such as Celebrating Chinese Festivals and Chinese Zodiac Animals in Chinese and English.

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Hu Yue is a teacher at the Higher Specialized School attached to Child Normal College in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province. She teaches subjects, including fine arts, paper-folding, computer design, and pottery art. Having established Sanmu Tang Studio in Shijiazhuang in 2003, Lin Xin specializes in the design and drawing of illustrations for children's books. He has had over ten books published, such as "Celebrating Chinese Festivals" and "Chinese Zodiac Animals in Chinese and English."

General Fields

  • : 9781602209930
  • : Shanghai Press
  • : Shanghai Press
  • : April 2016
  • : 216mm X 191mm
  • : United States
  • : April 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : 736.9820951
  • : 72
  • : 30 projects; illustrated step-by-step folding guide
  • : Lin Xin
  • : Paperback
  • : 416