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Paper airplanes can be useful aides in demonstrating aerodynamics, and they're a fun origami project. Making a simple paper airplane only requires a few folds of the paper, with an eye to symmetry for balanced flight. More »

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To make a classic paper airplane, fold a sheet of paper in half, fold the corners toward the first fold line, fold the new corners to make angled edges meeting at the center, and fold the paper back up along the center l... More »

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Several folding methods exist to make a paper airplane for a child's classroom experiment or just for fun, but the popular dart design involves a single sheet of 8.5-by-11-inch copy paper. This is the basic form of a pap... More »

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To make an origami balloon, make the first creases, fold into squares, make squash folds to create a diamond, fold the paper into a hexagon, create flaps, tuck into the flaps and inflate the balloon. Making an origami ba... More »

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To make an origami elephant, two pieces of 6-inch square origami paper are required - one for the head and one for the body. Traditionally the colors used are gray or pink, but there are numerous other colors available t... More »

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Making an origami lion requires one sheet of square origami folding paper, a pen and a flat working surface. The color of the paper depends upon personal preference, although it must be white on one side and colored on t... More »

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An origami ball can be made by placing a piece of square paper face-up and folding it to where there is a total of eight lines throughout the paper, in a star pattern. These lines can then be bent, folded and moved over ... More »

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