galleries. Wednesday , May 16th , 2018 - 11:47:55 AM
Along with the many traditional origami figures (such as cranes), there are also many new creations invented in modern times. This gallery presents some of the more modern pieces. (To get a look at some traditional pieces, visit the "Let‘s Make Origami!" corner.)
Besides being fun to make, many origami models can be useful. You‘ll find some of them in the "Fun Folds" section and many more in the "Links" if you search diligently.
In Japan, at one time origami was taught in schools but today, children are generally taught origami at home. Holidays are celebrated with colorful origami decorations made by the family. On children‘s day (formerly boy‘s day), children make colorful carp: a fish that swims upstream, against the current. This symbolizes strength. During the summer, Tanabata, The Star Festival is celebrated. Live bamboo branches are decorated with origami stars and other paper decorations in a manner which brings to mind a decorated Christmas tree.
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