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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 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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An origami flower can be made by getting two colored squares of paper, folding each of the pieces into the flower and stem shapes, and connecting the flower and stem together. This can be done with minimal experience and... More »

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Make an origami peacock using a single square sheet of origami paper that measures 7 inches by 7 inches. The peacock is easier to make if the paper is a different color on each side. 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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