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How to Make an Origami Hen-Basket thumbnail

If you have been following Origami Spirit for a while, you might be aware of how much we love Origami Hens, Origami Roosters, and Origami Chicks! To add to the flock of paper chickens featured in the past, I’m delighted to present here this Hen-Basket, a creation of the prolific artist José Meeusen (Netherlands). You [...]

Origami Chicken -It’s a chick and it’s a box! thumbnail

I just received and watched an adorable video of my two-year-old nephew, Emilio, playing the drum and singing Los Pollitos (The little chicks). Los Pollitos is a Spanish-language nursery rhyme and one of the first songs children learn not only in Colombia, but in many other Spanish-speaking countries (lyrics below*). In a previous post, we made origami [...]

Hen-Basket -A Favorite Model from an Origami Convention! thumbnail

A couple of weeks ago I hopped across the Atlantic for the sole purpose of attending an origami convention. My destination was Nottingham in Great Britain where one of the biannual meetings of the British Origami Society was taking place. The gathering exceeded all my expectations both in opportunities to learn new models, to meet [...]