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Origami Bookmark

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Never lose your place again with these crazy critter origami bookmarks!

 

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  • Step 1Begin with a piece of paper around 12-15cm square. You can create this by cutting out a square from an A4 sheet of paper. Adult supervision is recommended when using scissors. Fold your square in half to create a triangle.
  • Step 2Fold your square in half to create a triangle.
  • Step 3Fold the right side point up to meet the top point and crease.
  • Step 4Fold the left hand point up to meet the top point and crease.
  • Step 5Unfold these two creases so you are back to the original triangle.
  • Step 6Fold the top point of the triangle down to meet the bottom edge and crease.
  • Step 7Bend the right side point up and over the top straight edge. Fold and tuck it down into the pocket.
  • Step 8Repeat on with the left hand point, tucking it down inside as you did with the right side.
  • Step 9Turn your origami bookmark into a critter by adding some wiggle eyes…
  • Step 10And some teeth!
  • Step 11Your crazy critter origami bookmark is now ready to use!

Materials used in this activity

Crayola Triangular Coloured Pencils Deskpack
Optional
Product Code: 10176 Pack of 48
EACH $21.99 (inc GST) $19.99 (ex GST)
6 or more $17.59 (inc GST) $15.99 (ex GST)          
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Crayola Washable Broad Line Markers Deskpack
Optional
Product Code: 10186 Pack of 32
EACH $32.99 (inc GST) $29.99 (ex GST)
6 or more $26.39 (inc GST) $23.99 (ex GST)          
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Product Code: 10817 Pack of 100
EACH $9.35 (inc GST) $8.50 (ex GST)
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Student Scissors
Optional
Product Code: 10897 Pack of 20
EACH $43.99 (inc GST) $39.99 (ex GST)
2 or more $30.79 (inc GST) $27.99 (ex GST)          
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Economy Origami Paper
Optional
Product Code: 11031 Pack of 72
EACH $19.79 (inc GST) $17.99 (ex GST)
4 or more $15.83 (inc GST) $14.39 (ex GST)          
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CleverPatch Cover Paper - White - A4
Optional
Product Code: 16142 Pack of 250
EACH $15.39 (inc GST) $13.99 (ex GST)
8 or more $11.54 (inc GST) $10.49 (ex GST)          
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CleverPatch Triangular Coloured Markers
Optional
Product Code: 16232 Pack of 10
EACH $7.69 (inc GST) $6.99 (ex GST)
10 to 29 $6.15 (inc GST) $5.59 (ex GST) 30 or more $3.84 (inc GST) $3.49 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Glitter Shakers - 9g
Optional
Product Code: 17914 Set of 7 colours
EACH $6.93 (inc GST) $6.30 (ex GST)
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