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Make bold, geometric papercraft models with this quality origami paper. This affordable origami paper pack includes durable authen...tic origami paper folding sheets in a variety of geometric patterns. It's perfect for any folder who wants to add a... read more

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Fold stunning papercraft projects with this unique origami paper. Woodblock prints of geisha are some of the most popular and icon...ic images from Japan's pre-modern era, and the gorgeous, full-color reproductions in Origami Paper Geisha Prints Small... read more

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This massive origami pack contains 300 high-quality origami sheets printed with elegant Japanese kimono designs and patterns. Thes...e striking patterns were chosen to enhance the creative work of origami artists and paper crafters. The pack contains... read more

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Fold beautiful papercraft models with this authentic origami paper pack. This affordable origami paper pack includes durable authe...ntic origami paper folding sheets with a variety of colors based on different patterns used in Japanese Kimono fabric.... read more

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Fold unique origami projects using woodblock prints by one of Japan's greatest artists of all time. Origami Paper Hiroshige Prints... is a new set of folding papers which will add beauty and authenticity to your folded origami models and papercraft... read more

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Fold bold and beautiful papercraft models with this traditional-print origami pack. This paper pack features beautiful patterns in...spired by traditional Japanese designs. It is perfect for any folder who wants to add a touch of tradition to their... read more

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Make decorative papercraft models with this beautiful origami paper pack. Kimono fabrics and patterns are opulent, exquisite and u...nique. Origami Paper Kimono Patterns takes some of the lovely kimono fabric patterns and transforms them into origami... read more

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Make decorative papercraft models with this beautiful origami paper pack. Rainbow patterns are fabulous, colorful and unique. Thes...e paper packs make a great resource for all different kinds of folding, crafting and scrapbooking projects. The package... read more

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Make decorative papercraft models with this beautiful origami paper pack. Kimono fabrics and patterns are opulent, exquisite and u...nique. Origami Paper Kimono Patterns takes some of the lovely kimono fabric patterns and transforms them into origami... read more

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Make decorative papercraft models with this beautiful origami paper pack. Japanese patterns are elegant, colorful and unique. Orig...ami Paper in a Box takes traditional Japanese patterns and transforms them into origami folding paper. These paper packs... read more

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Fold stunning papercraft projects with this unique origami paper. Woodblock prints of geisha are some of the most popular and icon...ic images from Japan's pre-modern era, and the gorgeous, full-color reproductions in Origami Paper Geisha Prints Small... read more

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Fold unique and striking papercraft models with this origami paper pack. For the first time, origami papers feature traditional Ja...panese ukiyo-e prints of samurai warriors. These beautiful collections of samurai origami paper prints will add a Japanese... read more

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This pack contains 96 high-quality origami sheets printed with natural-looking and attractive Japanese washi prints. The handmade ...look of this paper was selected to enhance the creative work of modular origami artists and paper crafters. The pack... read more

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Fold decorative papercraft models with this colorful origami paper pack. This origami paper pack includes durable authentic and un...ique origami folding sheets with a variety of beautiful fully colored geometric and floral patterns based on traditional... read more

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Make decorative papercraft models with this colorful pastel origami paper pack. This affordable origami paper pack includes durabl...e authentic origami paper folding sheets in a variety of bright colors. It's perfect for any folder who wants to add a... read more

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This origami kit combines the relaxation of an adult coloring book and the art of origami in one! Everything is provided—patterned... origami paper, colored pens and detailed step-by-step instructions. Engaging projects in this origami kit include:... read more

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Fold decorative papercraft models with this beautiful origami paper pack. This affordable origami paper pack includes durable auth...entic origami paper folding sheets with a variety of colors based on 12 different traditional Japanese patterns. It's... read more

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Increase the beauty and elegance of your origami and paper crafts with this colorful and attractive Japanese-style cherry blossom ...origami paper. Each pack contains 48 high-quality origami sheets printed with traditional-looking paper patterns that were... read more

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Fold striking papercraft models with this sturdy origami paper. Origami is a popular pastime for people of all ages and skill leve...ls and provides fun for everyone. Now it's possible to have an endless supply of origami folding paper on hand This... read more

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Fold unique origami projects using woodblock prints by one of Japan's greatest artists of all time. Origami Paper Hokusai Prints i...s a new set of folding papers which will add beauty and authenticity to your folded origami models and papercraft... read more

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Fold bright and colorful papercraft projects with this quality origami paper This affordable origami paper pack includes durable a...uthentic origami paper folding sheets in a variety of visually interesting patterns. It's perfect for any folder who wants... read more

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Make exciting, colorful papercraft models with this quality origami paper. This affordable origami paper pack includes durable aut...hentic origami paper folding sheets in a variety of bright colors. It's perfect for any folder who wants to add a... read more

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Make colorful and fun paper craft projects with this easy origami kit. Fun & Easy Origami Kit is the perfect kit for people of any... age including the beginner paper folder or for those more advanced looking to expand their repertoire. This delightful... read more

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Fold unique and striking papercraft models with this origami paper pack. For the first time, origami papers feature traditional Ja...panese ukiyo-e prints of samurai warriors. These beautiful collections of samurai origami paper prints will add a Japanese... read more

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Make fun, polka-dot papercraft models with this quality origami paper. This affordable origami paper pack includes durable authent...ic origami paper folding sheets in a variety of dot-like patterns. It's perfect for any folder who wants to add a... read more

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Fold decorative papercraft models with this beautiful origami paper pack. This affordable origami paper pack includes durable auth...entic origami paper folding sheets with a variety of colors based on 8 different traditional Japanese bird designs. It's... read more

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A fun and kid-friendly introduction to Traditional Chinese The Tuttle MORE Chinese for Kids Flash Cards (Traditional Character Edi...tion) kit is an introductory Chinese language learning tool especially designed to help children from preschool through... read more

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A fun and kid-friendly introduction to Chinese The Tuttle Chinese for Kids Flash Cards (Simplified Character Edition) kit is an in...troductory Chinese language learning tool especially designed to help children from preschool through early elementary... read more

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A fun and kid-friendly introduction to the Chinese language The Tuttle MORE Chinese for Kids Flash Cards (Simplified Character Edi...tion) kit is an introductory Mandarin language learning tool especially designed to help children from preschool through... read more

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A fun and kid-friendly introduction to Chinese The Tuttle Chinese for Kids Flash Cards (Traditional Character Edition) kit is an i...ntroductory language Chinese learning tool especially designed to help children from preschool through early elementary... read more

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This impressive origami kit contains everything you need to create beautiful, geometric origami sculptures.Art and math intertwine... in exciting and complex new ways in Geometric Origami Kit. World renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander bring you this paper craft kit where folding a piece of paper creates a new and wondrous origami object. In Geometric Origami, the initial folds are easily created, but once the basic building blocks are ready, the intricate combining of these pieces form new geometric origami sculptures that interlock into interchangeable origami puzzles. Ideal for demonstrating the sophistication and wonder of geometry, they can also be great conversation starting decorations for the home or office. This kit and DVD provide the beginning folder with a series of fun, modular origami projects that represent a wide variety of subjects and techniques.This origami kit includes:Full-color 64-page book Step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow diagrams DVD with video tutorial 120 sheets of durable authentic origami paperA variety of different colorsAt a glance, Geometric Origami may seem too difficult to attempt, but once the methods are broken down and explained they are quite simple and can be completed by children and or beginning origami students. The intricate, multi-paper origami sculptures will put your paper folding skills on a whole new level and are excellent for use in the classroom, for art, math or geometry investigations.Origami projects include:Compass Star AsterLightning Bolt OctahedronButterfly BallPicture CubeModular CraneSonobe Module and CubeMagic Rose Cube read more

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Make moveable origami projects with this great beginner level origami kit! Karakuri are traditional Japanese mechanized puppets or...iginally made from the 17th to 19th century. The word karakuri means "mechanism" or "trick". Krazy Karakuri Origami Kit is a unique paper craft kit that brings together the of art paper folding and the fun of karakuri. Amaze your friends as you watch your origami paper creations wiggle, walk, tumble, shuffle and spin right before your eyes! Renowned origami artist and teacher, Andrew Dewar has designed these origami for kids projects to be simple enough to be completed quickly and easily. No need to learn origami folding, painting or cutting—just punch fold and enjoy!This easy origami kit contains: A full-colored 64-page booklet Clear step-by-step instruction and easy-to-follow diagrams 24 fun-to-do projects with 16 pre-cut cardstock Karakuri characters Forty 2-sided sheets of durable folding & construction papers 2 different paper sizes and many colorsKrazy Karakuri Origami Kit is a great value and is packed with hours of entertainment suited for all ages. The step-by-step diagrams clearly show how an origami model is assembled as well as how it will move. Basic explanations of tools and techniques mean that the creative folder will soon be folding their own original karakuri origami creations!Origami projects include: Sumo Wrestlers Bobbing Bird Jumping Frog Lola the Ladybug And many more… read more

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Fold stunning geometric sculptures with these sturdy origami papers.From the Origamido Studio and word renowned origami artists Mi...chael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander, comes the boxed paper craft kit Modular Origami Paper Pack. In this modern form of amazing 3D origami design, modular origami is the art and technique of folding multiple sheets of paper and then combining and interlocking them to create a larger composite geometric model—the results are truly astounding!This origami paper pack includes: 350 sheets of high-quality origami paper A variety of sizes, colors and attractive designs A full-color instructional booklet 6 fun origami projects Clear step-by-step instruction Easy-to-follow diagramsThe individual modules are folded separately and then assembled to form larger constructions typically by inserting tabs into specially created pockets. Friction and tension between the tabs and pockets hold the models together so no scissors or glue are required—folders can start right immediately after opening the box! An affordable kit, Modular Origami Paper Pack is great for any modular paper folder and for those who want to get started in crafting these eye-catching geometric origami models. read more

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Fold and fly your own realistic paper airplanes with this easy origami kit.Simple Origami Airplanes Kit presents a collection of r...ealistic origami paper airplanes from well-known author and paper aviation expert Andrew Dewar. Dewar has spent decades perfecting the art of folding easy paper airplanes that both look great and fly well. Simple Origami Airplanes Kit features models with sturdy wings and fuselages—these designs are so perfectly balanced that a gentle throw results in amazing flights, time after time.All the origami projects are designed to be simple enough to be considered "origami-for-kids" kits, and can be assembled by beginning origami folders. Paper airplanes are a great way for children to learn origami and gain an interest and appreciation for this fascinating art form. The flashy folding papers already have plane images printed on them, making the finished origami planes look as awesome as they fly. As an added bonus, the accompanying DVD shows precise instructions and tips from the designer.This origami kit contains: Full-colored origami assembly book Step-by-step instructions and diagrams 14 original design projects for planes dozens of origami folding papers A variety of colors with printed fold lines A DVD with easy-to-follow video tutorialsFun and accessible for both the paper crafts novice and the more season paper folder, this wonderfully giftable origami kit gets you started right away and is a great value. The pre-colored origami paper is ready to fold—No scissors or glue required!Origami airplane projects include: Cutlass Bat Jumpjet Shuttle WaspAnd many more… read more

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$18.95 $14.00

Chinese Children's Favorite Stories is a delightful selection of thirteen Chinese folktales as told by author-illustrator Mingmei ...Yip. Inspired by her father's nightly story-telling adventures when she was a child, Yip hopes that by "retelling some of these thousand-year-old Chinese stories," she can pass along Chinese folklore and fables to many readers.Children will also enjoy Mingmei Yip's other collection of Chinese Children's Stories: Grandma Panda's China Storybook.Retold for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated stories will give children aged five to ten in other countries a glimpse into both the tradition and culture of China. The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. In Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, discover the many delightful characters--from a monkey and fairy, to ghosts and frogs--in stories such as:The Mouse BrideDream of the ButterflyThe Ghost CatcherThe Frog Who Lived in a WellHow the Fox Tricked the TigerThe Monkey King Turns the Heavenly Palace Upside Down read more

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This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indonesian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight... into a rich oral culture.Set in tropical rain forests, on balmy beaches, and in the remote highlands of the Indonesian islands, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories offers a taste of how universal values of bravery, cleverness, true love, kindness and loyalty are transmitted to Indonesian children. Astute princesses, resourceful villagers and daring travelers appear throughout this vast archipelago to tell their stories and charm our children. Retold for an international audience, these beautifully illustrated stories provide children with an insight into the traditional culture, morals and environment of Indonesia. This book is aimed at children in the five to twelve age group, but readers of all ages, young and old, will find much to enjoy within these pages. Featured Indonesian stories include: True Strength The Woodcarver's Love The Buffalo's Victory The Magic Headcloth The Caterpillar Story And many more!The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children's books in this series include: Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Favorite Children's Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, and Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories. read more

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**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Book of the Year Award****Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015 Gold Medal**This... colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Vietnamese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories, is a charming collection of fifteen tales as told by prominent storyteller Tran Thi Minh Phuoc. In it, Tran—Minnesota's first Vietnamese librarian and an active member of the Vietnamese-American community—recounts cherished folktales such as "The Story of Tam and Cam" (the Vietnamese version of Cinderella), "The Jade Rabbit," and "The Legend of the Mai Flower." With beautiful illustrations by veteran artists Nguyen Thi Hop and Nguyen Dong, children and adults alike will be enchanted by Tran's English retellings. Stories in which integrity, hard work and a kind heart triumph over deception, laziness, and greed—as gods, peasants, kings and fools spring to life in legends of bravery and beauty, and fables about nature.The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories will keep Vietnam's folktales alive for them and the legions of young readers who enjoy multicultural children's books and stories set in faraway lands. Other multicultural children's books in this series include: Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indian Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Favorite Children's Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories,Balinese Children's Favorite Stories.. read more

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**2012 Creative Child Magazine Media of the Year Award Winner!**A delightful collection of fifteen well-loved rhymes, Japanese Nur...sery Rhymes is the perfect introduction to Japanese language and culture for young readers.What better way to learn the Japanese language than through rhymes and music. This beautifully illustrated multicultural book features songs and rhymes in both English and Japanese. Accompanied by an audio CD with recordings of kids singing in both languages — songs so fun and charming, it will be nearly impossible for you not to sing along!Favorite Japanese songs and rhymes include:My HometownBubbles The Rabbit Dance The Cradle Lullabyand many more!For preschoolers and beyond, this book will be a joy to the mind, the eye, the ear and the heart. read more

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Make colorful and simple origami animals and their jungle habitats with this easy origami kit.Anteaters, Chameleons, Lemurs and Li...zards are just a few of the fierce and beautiful origami jungle animals you can create with this paper craft origami kit. World renowned origami author and artist Michael LaFosse provides origami enthusiasts a jungle themed paper craft kit that both beginner and advanced folders will enjoy. Origami Jungle Kit includes everything needed to get started in folding traditional designs and original creations to make elegant paper arrangements of jungle animals, vines and trees for gifts or decorations. Use it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to beautify your home—or as a wonderful gift for animal lovers. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. The origami paper in the kit already has printed patters so no paint or glue is required, just unpack and start folding right away!This origami kit contains: 2 full-colored, 32-page booklets Clear step-by-step instructions Easy-to-follow diagrams 42 simple origami jungle projects 96 sheets of durable authentic origami folding paper A variety of different colors and patterns2 sheets of gold foilOrigami Jungle Kit provides you this stunning collection of origami projects that will have you creating your own personal tropical nature preserve in no time! Origami projects include: Tree Sloth Crocodile Iguana Toucan Piranha And many more… read more

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**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Preferred Choice Award****Winner of the Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal****...Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015 Silver Medal**Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese history and culture with this delightfully illustrated book that is packed with stories, activities and games. Travel from the stone age through the dynasties to the present day with songs and crafts for kids that will teach them about Chinese language and the Chinese way of life.All About China is the next best thing to being there!China is the world's largest and most populated country boasting thousands of years of history, tradition and culture. In All About China, you'll:Discover the fantastic Chinese tales about the creation of the earth and the origin of the Moon GoddessDelve into China's multifaceted cultural heritage, visit breathtaking places and learn Chinese folk songsTake a crack at solving a tangram shape puzzleLearn about the twelve Chinese zodiac animalsTry your hand at making a traditional brush painting of a panda, bamboo and other subjectsAll About China is an exciting and captivating introduction to the country, featuring page after page of colorful illustrations, interesting stories, amazing facts, cultural insights, engaging activities and much more. Young readers will embark on a fascinating journey through the many faces of this country, meeting its people and examining its landscape, culture and historical tapestry. read more

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Long before "danger" was a book for boys, there was The American Boy's Handy Book by Daniel Beard—a beloved classic by one of the ...original founders of the Boy Scouts of America. The American Boy's Handy Book was designed to provide hundreds of activities for restless young boys—adventures and games, indoors and out, in every season of the year. It was originally published in 1882 and became an instant bestseller.Now, this much-loved classic is back in print for a new generation to enjoy. If you're not too young to fly a kite, or too old to enjoy a day of good fishing, The American Boy's Handy Book is chock full of games and activities just for you! There's something for boys of every age and for every day of the year in this book: Building and flying your own kite Making an aquarium Rigging and sailing small boats Camping without a tent Making a corn stalk fiddle Building a snow fortDaniel Beard, a founding member of the Boy Scouts of America, firmly believed in letting boys make their own playthings with their hands, to encourage them to value their own work and gain skills needed to successfully invent, construct and dream. This is truer today than ever before—in a world of video games and cell phones. Welcome the joys of childhood back into your children's lives with The American Boy's Handy Book, and help them discover hobbies, games and activities that will stimulate their imagination and create a sense of adventure in the real world around us. read more

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**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Creative Play of the Year Award** What could be more fun than making your own origami mon...ster and watching it come to life! With Origami Toy Monsters Kit, kids and parents alike will see their very own visually captivating paper craft creations, known as karakuri, traditional Japanese mechanized puppets, shudder and lurch right before their eyes!The origami kit includes: Full-colored, step-by-step instruction booklet 11 menacing interchangeable models for creations like The Kraken, Piranha Alien or The Creeping Hand and more Colorful die-cut cardstock sheets for easy model assembly Glue and other necessary assembly materials to save you a trip to the craft storeOrigami book author Andrew Dewar has invented many origami kits, such as the Simple Origami Airplanes Kit, Color & Collage Origami Art Kit, Krazy Karakuri Origami Kit, High-Performance Paper Airplanes Kit, and One Minute Paper Airplanes Kit. Be the first to try his new Origami Toy Monsters Kit. For hours of old-school monster-movie fun, monster fans and kids of all ages will love assembling and playing with this thrilling mix of monsters! read more

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Make fun and easy paper airplanes with this great origami for kids book.Origami Airplanes is a paper craft book that presents a co...llection of unique origami airplane models from well-known origami author and expert Florence Temko. These 3D paper designed airplanes are great for paper folders of any skill level and is a favorite craft book among children and adults alike. each paper airplane is explained with easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrated with a photograph of the finished origami project. An introduction to paper folding techniques makes it a great book to learn origami and a section on how to design your own paper airplanes opens up endless possibilities for your own creativity. This origami book is sure to provide hours of entertainment for both children and adults.This origami book contains: Full-color 64 page book 20 original origami airplane projects easy-to-follow diagrams Folding tips and backgroundFun and accessible for both the paper crafts novice and the more season paper folder, this wonderfully giftable origami book gets you started right away and is a great value.Origami airplanes include: Blunt Nose Plane Global Flyer Wind Darter Concorde Helicopter and many more… read more

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A charming collection of fourteen well-loved rhymes, Korean Nursery Rhymes is the perfect introduction to Korean language and cult...ure for young readers.This beautifully illustrated book features songs and rhymes perfect for children who are interested in learning the Korean language or about its culture. Presented in both English and Korean, this multicultural children's book also includes an audio CD with recordings of kids singing in both languages — songs so lively and sweet, you'll soon find yourself singing along! Many accompany everyday play activities like jum rope and hand clap games. Others speak to a child's view of nature, and a love of home.Favorite rhymes and songs include: Little OneMonkey's BottomTwirling RoundSpring in My Hometown And more!For preschoolers and beyond, this book will be a joy to the mind, the eye, the ear and the heart. read more

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Everything you need to create an ocean's worth of aquatic creatures!This fantastic easy origami kit enables you to fold paper mode...ls of 20 underwater creatures from around the world. Use it to make a collection of eye-catching origami models with your friends, to decorate your room or as a wonderful gift for kids fascinated by aquariums and the aquatic wonders they contain. Origami Aquarium Kit offers 20 great projects for home or school and includes 96 brightly colored and beautifully patterned origami paper folding sheets, along with two sheets of metallic paper for truly dazzling effects. A shark, a fish and a turtle are just a few of the unique origami designs presented by world-renowned origami artist Michael G. LaFosse in this kit. People of all ages and any level of skill will enjoy crafting these eye-catching origami models. The origami kit contains: 2 full-color 32-page books Clear step-by-step instructions Easy-to-follow diagrams 20 simple origami projects 96 sheets of origami folding paper in a variety of colors and patterns 2 sheets of special gold foil paperOrigami Aquarium Kit provides you with a stunning collection of origami projects that will have you creating your own origami aquarium in no time! read more

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$19.95

Includes Audio CD.This boxed set contains 64 more Tagalog flash cards that get children talking about Nature, Opposites, Going Pla...ces, Things I Like to Do and more. These everyday words and sentences help children build their vocabulary in a natural, age-appropriate way.Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 3/10/2009Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 4 and Up read more

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Includes Audio CD.My First Japanese Kanji Book is an inventive and unique introduction to kanji for children. Written by the mothe...r-daughter team of Eriko and Anna Sato, this lovely book introduces 109 kanji characters to children with poems and illustrations. It includes all the Japanese Government specified first grade level kanji characters and a sprinkling of simple second to sixth grade characters.The kanji are introduced in the context of 36 colorful paintings and poems by 14-year-old Anna Sato, herself a kanji learner. Each of the poems is presented in both Japanese and English, and all kanji are accompanied by furigana (small hiragana letters), stroke-order diagrams, sample vocabulary and boxes for writing practice.A charming and educational volume, My First Japanese Kanji Book can be used as a self-study text, a supplementary material in Japanese language schools or a gift book for family or friends.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/10/2009Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 5 and Up read more

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Make simple and fun paper craft models with this easy origami book and paper kit.The ancient art of origami originated in Japan, w...here it is steeped in traditional values. The 20 models presented in this kit include many with strong symbolic meanings, such as the carp, the frog and the crane, which symbolize longevity, good luck and perseverance. Also included in this kit are paper models which have practical uses, such as a bag in which to store spices or powdered medications, the masu box for containing small gifts, and uniquely shaped notes with elaborate closures. The more playful side of origami is represented as well: the stylized sumo wrestler with realistic moves has entertained Japanese children for centuries, and the paper Samurai hat is fun to play with. This origami kit contains: A full color, 96 page book Step-by-step folding instructions 20 classic origami projects 72 sheets of 6'' x 6'' folding papers Double-sided color 20 beautiful patters Instructional VD with 100 minutes of video instruction Origami is an ideal activity for children since paper folding develops dexterity and creativity. Origami is also a craft based on a few fundamental 3D folding techniques, so Japanese Origami for Beginners Kit is a useful starting point for fans of all ages and abilities. Although this book is aimed at origami beginners, it contains projects suitable for origami fans of all ages and abilities and is the perfect book for all those who enjoy making things with their hands. read more

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$15.95 $14.35

Friendship bracelets never go out of style. And with this fun friendship bracelet kit, they're easier and more fun than ever!Ultim...ate Friendship Bracelets Kit gives you everything you need to make 12 classic bracelets including: 14 colorful skeins of embroidery floss a full-color book of easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions a DVD of video demos showing how the patterns emerge and how to finish off a bracelet in style some beads thrown in for fun and experimentationThis DIY craft kit features all the classics, from 2-color chevrons, stripes and diamonds to funky 6-color totems, plus a heart pattern, a tasseled a zigzag, and more. And there are some great ideas for embellishing your bracelets to make them even more personal. There's still nothing more meaningful to give someone special than a friendship bracelet, made by you. So grab this kit and have fun making that little gift that says "from me, to you—with love." read more

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$16.95

**Winner of the Moonbeam Children's Book Award Gold Medal for Activity Book — Education, Science, History** This family-friendly P...hilippines children's book is packed with fun facts about Filipino culture, history, and daily life!All About the Philippines takes you on an incredible journey across the colorful island nation of the Philippines with Mary, Jaime and Ari—three Filipino cousins who look totally different and yet are the best of friends. You'll visit their homes, their schools, their families, their favorite places, and much more. They'll show you how kids in different parts of the Philippines come from many different ethnic groups and have very different cultures—each with its own traditions, languages and beliefs…and yet, they are all 100% Filipino! This children's book, aimed at kids ages 8 to 12, brings them on an exciting trip though some of the most fascinating islands on earth. Join Mary, Jaime and Ari to see the how earthquakes, typhoons and other natural events can be scary and yet also make the islands beautiful and full of life. Check out Filipino games, and make your own sipa—the Philippines's version of a hacky-sack. Experience the festivals and foods of various different cultures found in the Philippines, and try a few easy recipes. Make a parol—a Filipino holiday decoration that you can enjoy all year long. Learn about the conquistadors and traders who came to these islands many centuries ago. Learn how peoples who speak very different languages can communicate easily when they meet. And a lot more!Along with fun facts, you'll learn about the spirit of the Philippines that make this country and its people totally unique. This is a book for families or classrooms to enjoy together. read more

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