25 Totally Terrific Social Studies Activities Kathy Pike 2009 Showcase students' learning with these 25 fun and easy-to-make presentation formats for any social studies topic! This collection of motivating projects, features the Timeline Tube, Biography Hanger, Fact Fan, and many more hands-on ways for students to share what they've studied in class or researched on their own. Includes step-by-step directions, photographs of sample projects, and 150+ topic ideas. For use with Grades 3–6.
Handmade Books Ray Hemachandra 2010 Bookmaking is one of today's fastest-growing crafts, and this on-the-page gallery presents the unlimited potential of the form, from leather-tooled covers and handmade papers to exotic bindings. The talented contributors include Jeanne Germani, David Hodges, Laura Wait, and a host of other artists. With nearly 100 selections taken from the best-selling 500 Handmade Books, this pocket-sized book will delight handmade-book devotees!
Let's Play Math Denise Gaskins 2012-09-04
The Complete Book of Origami Polyhedra Tomoko Fuse 2021-08-24 Learn to fold incredible geometric origami models from "The Queen of Modular Origami!" In this book, Tomoko Fuse—Japan's most famous living origami artist—shows you how to create amazing polyhedral models using the techniques of modular origami (where many paper sheets are folded then locked together without glue or tape). Make 64 intriguing modular models, including: Stackable Modules—The perfect starting point for novices, these simple constructions result in stunning three-dimensional forms 3-D Stars—Dazzling decorative starbursts that look great on a Christmas tree, on your mantle—or even in an art gallery Manifold Modulars—"Inception-like" models in which individual modular constructions themselves become modules within a larger piece Cubes and Boxes—Perfect for gift giving—and there is no finer teacher for these than renowned origami box specialist Tomoko Fuse And many more! *Recommended for experienced folders and up*
Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings Laura Markham 2015-05-05 Popular parenting expert Dr. Laura Markham, author of PEACEFUL PARENTS, HAPPY SIBLINGS, has garnered a large and loyal readership around the world, thanks to her simple, insightful approach that values the emotional bond between parent and child. As any parent of more than one child knows, though, it’s challenging for even the most engaged parent to maintain harmony and a strong connection when competition, tempers, and irritation run high. In this highly anticipated guide, Dr. Markham presents simple yet powerful ways to cut through the squabbling and foster a loving, supportive bond between siblings, while giving each child the vital connection that he or she needs. PEACEFUL PARENT, HAPPY SIBLINGS includes hands-on, research-based advice on: • Creating deep connections with each one of your children, so that each truly believes that you couldn’t possibly love anyone else more. • Fostering a loving family culture that encourages laughter and minimizes fighting • Teaching your children healthy emotional self-management and conflict resolution skills—so that they can work things out with each other, get their own needs met and respect the needs of others • Helping your kids forge a close lifelong sibling bond—as well as the relationship skills they will need for a life of healthy friendships, work relationships, and eventually their own family bonds.
The Art of Papercraft Helen Hiebert 2022-02-15 Paper artist and teacher Helen Hiebert compiles a one-of-kind collection of 40 unique projects, each using just one sheet of paper. Combining decorative paper techniques like marbling, stamping, and stenciling with dimensional techniques like origami, cutting, folding, quilling, stretching, weaving, and pop-ups, The Art of Papercraft offers a rich variety of projects that will delight crafters, artists, and designers alike, including paper votive lights, pop-up cards, folded paper gift boxes and envelopes, woven paper wall hangings, miniature one-sheet books, and much more. Every project is beautifully photographed and accompanied by step-by-step visual instructions. Guidance on selecting tools, materials, and paper selection; in-depth technique instructions; and profiles of contributing paper artists make this a rich and practical celebration of papercraft.
Practical Origami Shufu-no-Tomo 2012-05-01 With Practical Origami a world of simple useful designs await. With little more than some paper and your hands colorful sheets are transformed into everyday necessities such as stationary, packaging, toys and even kitchen utensils. You can impress your friends with origami-inspired wallets, table settings, and envelopes that pop up, fan out, and even hold hidden goodies. With a few basic techniques under your belt and the endless opportunities that paper offers, Practical Origami's projects will teach you the fundamentals of origami as you create playful animals and other designs perfect for greeting cards, jewelry, and more. The possibilities for using origami in design are limitless. Some applications take advantage of the richness of the folds that have a depth all their own. In addition to explaining the three very simple steps of the technique, the authors show how even novice folders can create breathtaking works of paper craft, as well as accessories and home furnishings incorporating these three-dimensional embellishments. Sweets Box Deli Box Lunch Box Cutlery Case Handbag Japanese Chopstick Holder Rabbit-shaped Chopstick Rest Hat-shaped Chopstick Rest Crane-shaped Chopstick Holder Cherry Blossom Dish Crane-shaped Place-mat Pepper Shaker Heart-shaped Napkin Ring Card Stand Photo Frame CD Cases Wallets Business Card Case Pencil Box
Blizzard John Rocco 2014-10-30 Blizzard is based on John Rocco's childhood experience during the now infamous Blizzard of 1978, which brought fifty-three inches of snow to his town in Rhode Island. Told with a brief text and dynamic illustrations, the book opens with a boy's excitement upon seeing the first snowflake fall outside his classroom window. It ends with the neighborhood's immense relief upon seeing the first snowplow break through on their street. In between the boy watches his familiar landscape transform into something alien, and readers watch him transform into a hero who puts the needs of others first. John uses an increasing amount of white space in his playful images, which include a gatefold spread of the boy's expedition to the store. This book about the wonder of a winter storm is as delicious as a mug of hot cocoa by the fire on a snowy day. Praise for Super Hair-o and the Barber of Doom "With a light, humorous touch, Rocco reveals that sometimes the Kryptonite is all in your head." --Publishers Weekly "Bold, colorful pen-and-ink illustrations burst with power from each spread in comic-book style. This story will make a feel-good impression on budding comic book/superhero fans." --School Library Journal Praise for Blackout "The plot line, conveyed with just a few sentences, is simple enough, but the dramatic illustrations illuminate the story...Not all young readers will have experienced a blackout, but this engaging snapshot could easily have them wishing for one." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "The colorful pictures work beautifully with the book's design. Rocco uses comic-strip panels and a brief text to convey the atmosphere of a lively and almost magical urban landscape. Great bedtime reading for a soft summer night." --School Library Journal (starred review) 2012 Caldecott Honor BookNew York Times Notable BookWall Street Journal Best Book of the YearPublisher's Weekly Best Book of the YearSchool Library Journal Best Book of the YearKirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year -- Praise for Fu Finds the Way "Rocco's story flows smoothly and his illustrations are rich and appealing..." --Kirkus Reviews
Complete Origami Eric Kenneway 1987-11-15 Provides step-by-step instructions for folding paper kites, boats, hats, boxes, butterflies, cups, fans, flowers, spiders, and mobiles and includes little known facts about origami
Pen & Ink Isaac Fitzgerald 2014-10-07 "Together, [these pictures and stories] do the work of great literature--gathering a force so true they ultimately tell a story that includes us all." --Cheryl Strayed, from the Introduction
The Super Cute Book of Kawaii Marceline Smith 2019-07-04 Live a bright, fun, rainbow-filled life with Kawaii! The Japanese word Kawaii means lovable or adorable. Welcoming a little kawaii into your life is like opening the window and letting a sparkling sunbeam in. Whenever you feel a little low turn to this squishy, padded-covered book. Find fun ideas to: make a cosy kawaii home; playful, confidence boosting styling and beauty tips; and recipes that will make your smile. This book includes 10 easy how-to projects to bring kawaii into your life. Here, you'll also find a host of very special kawaii mascots that will always be ready to give you a hug when you need one: The Octonauts, Smiling Bear, Hello Kitty, Gudetama, Molang, Ricemonsters, Miffy the Rabbit, the Moomins, Donutella, Unicorno, Moofia and Pusheen. Escape into the magical world of kawaii...
Text Books of Art Education Hugo B. Froehlich 1904
Complete Pleats Paul Jackson 2015-09-14 Paul Jackson‘s major new title Complete Pleats is the most comprehensive book about pleating on the market. It explains how pleating systems can be stretched, compressed, flared, skewed, multiplied, and mirrored, showing how from simple ideas, a huge number of original pleat forms can be created. Each technique is explained with a series of step-by-step photographs and line illustrations, enabling the designer to work through the basic principles of pleating and then adapt them to their specific needs. Complete Pleats also features more than 60 examples of pleats from the worlds of architecture, fashion, and product design. Paul Jackson has taught pleating techniques to students of Fashion Design for 30 years, in both paper and fabric. Complete Pleats is the definitive practical guide for anyone wishing to create and make pleats. The book includes a DVD featuring 23 videos of pleating techniques.
Kirigami Laura Badalucco 2001 "In the Japanese art of kirigami it takes just a cut and a fold to form three-dimensional trees, animals, and buildings, as well as an array of decorative cards, household items, and drawings. With the techniques, projects, and templates provided here, shape such magical designs as a Christmas landscape, a delightful circus set, a "Window on Paris," birthday cards, a pencil holder, and much more!"--Publisher description.
Brandwashed Martin Lindstrom 2012-01-03 Marketing visionary Martin Lindstrom has been on the front line of the branding for over twenty years. In Brandwashed, he turns the spotlight on his own industry, drawing on all he has witnessed behind closed doors, exposing for the first time the full extent of the psychological tricks and traps that companies devise to win our hard-earned money. Lindstrom reveals eye opening details such as how advertisers and marketers target children at an alarmingly young age (starting when they are still in the womb), what heterosexual men really think about when they see sexually provocative advertising, how marketers and retailers stoke the flames of public panic and capitalize on paranoia over diseases, extreme weather events, and food contamination scares. It also presents the first ever evidence to prove how addicted we are to our smartphones, and how certain companies (like the maker of a very popular lip balm), purposely adjust their formulas in order to make their products chemically addictive, and much, much more. Brandwashed is a shocking insider's look at how today's global giants conspire to obscure the truth and manipulate our minds, all in service of persuading us to buy.
Origami Card Craft Karen Elaine Thomas 2009 Combines card-making techniques with origami-inspired folds to create beautiful, handmade cards that unfold, expand, fan out, pop up, and even hold hidden messages for fun, personal greetings for any occasion. Original.
Playing with Paper Helen Hiebert 2013-01-01 Presents the basic principles and tools of paper craft and provides detailed instructions for twenty art projects.
Origami Stationery Michael G. Lafosse 2014-11-25 Make beautiful, hand-made origami envelopes, note cards and other stationary with this great origami ebook! One of the casualties of the digital age is the elegance of a handwritten note. World renowned origami artist Michael LaFosse introduces Origami Stationery which allows origami paper craft folders to create more than just a note, but a work of art that will accent your personal messages. These folded pieces of easy origami art make an ideal accompaniment to a gift, or to commemorate a holiday or birthday, or just for sending a heartfelt message to a friend or loved one and are a great way to learn origami techniques. This do-it-yourself ebook includes: A full-colored 64-page booklet clear step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow diagrams 15 fun origami projects In this origami ebook you will find both traditional and modern examples of the art of the folded note. The scope is from simple origami to intricate origami art; abstract to representational; somber to whimsical: a wide range of paper folding possibilities! Custom printed papers are included to make your notes well dressed for any occasion. Once you learn how to fold any of these origami designs you can explore many kinds of fine papers for your notes. All of the projects use square shaped paper, which doesn't necessarily need to be origami paper. You will soon have your favorites committed to memory. Then it will be easy to whip up a quick origami note for a "Thank you!," "Sorry I missed you," or "Congratulations!" Even the humblest papers are elevated to elegance by paper folding. Origami projects include: Flapping Bird Envelope Pillow Note Twist Note Hashi Wrapper Note And many more… Sending cards and personal notes has never been so much more fun with Origami Stationery!
Making Books Simon Goode and Ira Yonemura 2018-02-15 This is a modern, stylish and practical guide to the traditional craft of bookbinding, written by the founders of the London Centre for Book Arts, a destination workshop space that attracts visitors from all over the world. Accessible enough for complete beginners, while full of inspiration for those with more experience, this is the ultimate guide to making beautiful books by hand. Starting with an introduction to the bindery and a useful inventory of necessary tools and equipment, you ll also learn about different paper types, and special finishes such as cloth coverings, headbands and ribbon markers. You ll then find clear step-by-step instructions for six different hand-made book types, from simple pamphlets and concertinas to more elaborate multi-section bindings. Each project includes ideas for variations, resulting in over 20 different possible outcomes. There are also details about more advanced techniques and specialist bindings, as well as handy layout and design advice.
The Time Traveler's Wife Audrey Niffenegger 2021-04-30 A most untraditional love story, this is the celebrated tale of Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who inadvertently travels through time, and Clare Abshire, an artist whose life takes a natural sequential course. Henry and Clare’s passionate affair endures across a sea of time and captures them in an impossibly romantic trap that tests the strength of fate and basks in the bonds of love. “Niffenegger’s inventive and poignant writing is well worth a trip” (Entertainment Weekly).
The Penland Book of Handmade Books Jane LaFerla 2008 Original publication and copyright date: 2004.
Fold, Cut & Curl Ayako Brodek 2013-09 Capture the perfect geometry and delicate beauty of stars, snowflake and sunbursts in paper. This book explains all the techniques you need to create 75 exquisite shapes. You can cut, fold, and curl your very own blizzard or galaxy The core techniques of origami, kirigami, and quilling are clearly illustrated with step-by-step photographs. Each design includes detailed written instructions, helpful hints, and templates where required.
Dinah Zike's Big Book of Books and Activites Dinah Zike 1995
Origami to Astonish and Amuse Jeremy Shafer 2001-07-06 Step-by-step instructions show how to make models from simple to amazing, including moving figures and clever joke pieces.
New Pop-Up Paper Projects Paul Johnson 2013-06-26 New Pop-Up Paper Projects is an inspirational book for everyone who wants to learn and share the magic of pop-up paper engineering. Illustrated throughout with colour diagrams and photographs, this book guides you through basic techniques and foundation skills, offers advice on classroom planning and health and safety and shows you how to ensure that learners of all ages can develop and progress their skills. Guiding you through 90-, 180- and 360-degree engineering, this book presents step-by-step instructions and ideas for over 200 cross-curricular themes, from cityscapes to magical creatures. Aiming to challenge and inspire, Paul Johnson uses over 150 paper-engineering techniques, including: storybooks pop-ups without folds zigzag pop-ups pulleys, wheels and levers asymmetrical pop-ups intricate toy theatres diagonal pop-ups with movables. This book, brimming with pop-up techniques and how to teach them, is for everyone – from the self-styled ‘visually illiterate’ to the art graduate, from parents keeping creativity alive at home to classroom teachers planning an engaging curriculum for their class of 30 plus pupils.
Kraken China Miéville 2011 A contemporary fantasy set in present-day London finds people flocking to a British Museum exhibit of a giant squid that is stolen by magical criminals, a crime that propels young curator Billy into a supernatural underworld. By the Arthur C. Clarke- and Locus-winning author of Perdido Street Station. Reprint.
Creative Paper Projects Sandi Reinke 2006 Sandi Reinke has already made her mark on the crafting world as a designer whose work has appeared on TV and in major magazines, and as owner of the enormously successful company Loose Ends. Now she brings her unfettered imagination to books, sharing a wealth of information about different papers, incorporating found images, and a range of techniques. More than 50 projects, divided into themes such as Fiesta and Beach Party, use hand-painted papers, as well as papers with bits of bamboo, exotic foliage, full leaves, or colorful blossoms. The range is amazing, including surprising items such as rugs, hats, place mats, and embellished furniture.
On Paper Nicholas A. Basbanes 2014 Presents a history of paper that traces its invention in China 1,800 years ago through its myriad applications in business, trade, and culture to illuminate paper's crucial role in political scandals, laws, and significant events.
Sweating Bullets Robert Gaskins 2012-04-20 PowerPoint was the first presentation software designed for Macintosh and Windows, received the first venture capital investment ever made by Apple, then became the first significant acquisition ever made by Microsoft, who set up a new Graphics Business Unit in Silicon Valley to develop it further. Now, twenty-five years later, PowerPoint is installed on more than one billion computers, worldwide. In this book, Robert Gaskins (who invented the idea, managed its design and development, and then headed the new Microsoft group) tells the story of its first years, recounting the perils and disasters narrowly evaded as a startup, dissecting the complexities of being the first distant development group in Microsoft, and explaining decisions and insights that enabled PowerPoint to become a lasting success well beyond its original business uses.
The Art of the Fold Hedi Kyle 2018-10-02 The renowned and influential book artist Hedi Kyle shows you step-by-step how to create her unique designs, using folding techniques. Projects include flag books, blizzard books, the fishbone fold and nesting boxes. This is a wonderful insight into the work of a truly skilled artist.
Everyone Can Learn Origami Peter Saydak 2017-11-18 The ultimate book for beginners who want to learn origami! In this book you'll learn all the basic folds and techniques through incredibly detailed sets of diagrams and written instructions. After learning the basics you'll find easy to follow instructions showing how to fold 77 traditional origami models including animals, flowers, insects, boxes and much more. By working through this book and folding the different models you'll practice all the different folds and techniques, improving your skills and folding progressively more complex origami. When you reach the end you'll know everything you need to become an origami master! Please note, this book is not for you if you're already an origami expert. If you know how to fold the traditional origami frog from a frog base then you probably already know everything this book can teach you.
Making Books Paul Johnson 2000-01-01
Little Book of Book Making Charlotte Rivers 2014 Inspirational guidelines by 30 of today's top binderies are complemented by 21 visual tutorials outlining the techniques for making books by hand, featuring such techniques as concertina bindings, sumi-e ink marbling and wheat-paste treatments. By the author of I Heart Stationery.
Kawaii Origami Chrissy Pushkin 2019-04-02 Kawaii Origami book and paper pack has everything you need to make your very own Kawaii origami creations—from an origami ice cream cone to an origami cactus! Jump right in and start folding your way to cute with 50 sheets of adorable origami paper and 25 Kawaii-style origami projects with step-by-step instructions from the creator of the popular website Paper Kawaii, Chrissy Pushkin. After a tutorial on basic folds, use the included origami paper to create these adorable, easy-to-follow projects: Masu Box, Lucky Stars, Kawaii Envelopes, Water Balloon, Tea Bag, Tea Bag Envelopes, Love Knots, Dustpan & Scoop, Rectangular Masu Box, Cute Purse, Woven Bracelet, Woven Bookmark, Cat & Dog Hearts, Cactus, Round Pot, Bento Box, Mini Trash Bin, Mini Drawer, Stationery Boxes, Ice Cream, Sushi Roll Boxes, Nigiri Sushi Boxes, Flower Bowl, Star Bowl, and Twinkle Star. With this instructional book and included papers, you will be creating stunning and unique origami pieces like a pro in no time!
Lissy's Friends Grace Lin 2007 Lissy is the new girl at school and very shy, so she makes origami friends to keep her company.
Curlicue Assia Brill 2013-11 The Curlicue is unique origami, an endlessly fascinating kinetic sculpture. Play with it and you'll discover ever-changing kaleidoscopic spiral patterns. But how do you make a Curlicue? Within these pages Assia reveals the secrets of her invention. You are carefully guided with detailed diagrams and colourful photographs for 20 original designs. The Curlicue is a joy to be experienced by beginner folders and origami enthusiasts alike.
King of Scars Leigh Bardugo 2019-01-29 A 2020 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST! See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series. Enter the Grishaverse with the instant #1 New York Times-bestseller King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo, the first book in the King of Scars Duology. "[Bardugo] touches on religion, class, family, love — all organically, all effortlessly, all cloaked in the weight of a post-war reckoning with the cost (literal and figurative) of surviving the events that shape both people and nations." —NPR "The story exists at an intersection of past and future selves, and in the dawning understanding that what you most fear may be what you most need." —Washington Post Face your demons...or feed them. The dashing young king, Nikolai Lantsov, has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war—and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders, Nikolai must find a way to refill Ravka’s coffers, forge new alliances, and stop a rising threat to the once-great Grisha Army. Yet with every day a dark magic within him grows stronger, threatening to destroy all he has built. With the help of a young monk and a legendary Grisha general, Nikolai will journey to the places in Ravka where the deepest magic survives to vanquish the terrible legacy inside him. He will risk everything to save his country and himself. But some secrets aren’t meant to stay buried—and some wounds aren’t meant to heal. An Imprint Book Read all the books in the Grishaverse! The Shadow and Bone Trilogy (previously published as The Grisha Trilogy) Shadow and Bone Siege and Storm Ruin and Rising The Six of Crows Duology Six of Crows Crooked Kingdom The King of Scars Duology King of Scars The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic The Severed Moon: A Year-Long Journal of Magic Praise for the Grishaverse “A master of fantasy.” —The Huffington Post “Utterly, extremely bewitching.” —The Guardian “This is what fantasy is for.” —The New York Times Book Review “[A] world that feels real enough to have its own passport stamp.” —NPR “The darker it gets for the good guys, the better.” —Entertainment Weekly “Sultry, sweeping and picturesque. . . . Impossible to put down.” —USA Today “There’s a level of emotional and historical sophistication within Bardugo’s original epic fantasy that sets it apart.” —Vanity Fair “Unlike anything I’ve ever read.” —Veronica Roth, bestselling author of Divergent “Bardugo crafts a first-rate adventure, a poignant romance, and an intriguing mystery!” —Rick Riordan, bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series
The Husbands Chandler Baker 2021-08-03 A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK “Chandler Baker, queen of the feminist thriller, has delivered once again! The Husbands is a poignant exploration of what it would take for women to have it all." —Sally Hepworth, bestselling author of The Good Sister To what lengths will a woman go for a little more help from her husband? Nora Spangler is a successful attorney but when it comes to domestic life, she packs the lunches, schedules the doctor appointments, knows where the extra paper towel rolls are, and designs and orders the holiday cards. Her husband works hard, too... but why does it seem like she is always working so much harder? When the Spanglers go house hunting in Dynasty Ranch, an exclusive suburban neighborhood, Nora meets a group of high-powered women—a tech CEO, a neurosurgeon, an award-winning therapist, a bestselling author—with enviably supportive husbands. When she agrees to help with a resident’s wrongful death case, she is pulled into the lives of the women there. She finds the air is different in Dynasty Ranch. The women aren’t hanging on by a thread. But as the case unravels, Nora uncovers a plot that may explain the secret to having-it-all. One that’s worth killing for. Calling to mind a Stepford Wives gender-swap, New York Times bestselling author of Whisper Network Chandler Baker's The Husbands imagines a world where the burden of the “second shift” is equally shared—and what it may take to get there. “Utterly engrossing and thoroughly timely, The Husbands is both a gripping, well-crafted mystery and an insightful critique of motherhood and marriage in the modern age--working mothers everywhere will feel seen in the best possible way.” —Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author of A Good Marriage
How to Make the Folded Fan Origami Book with soft cover
Making Handmade Books Alisa J. Golden 2011-01 Offers instructions on folding, gluing, and sewing handmade books in a variety of shapes and styles.