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Exploring Origami

Here you'll get a chance to actually make some origami figures! Here's what you'll find in this section:

Let's Make Origami!

Download Corner
Here you'll find origami squares that you can print out and use. There are practice origami sheets with lines to show you where to fold, and real origami for your final creations.

Origami Gallery
Here you can take a look at the different kinds of origami you can make.

Origami Trivia
Here you can learn the meaning of a thousand paper cranes, read the story of Sadako and her thousand cranes, and take a look at the Nippon Origami Museum.

* For more information on origami, including the history of this ancient Japanese art of folding paper, visit the Origami Overview.

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