About the Book
Keep your children’s hands busy during church services with Bible Origami. Instead of folding the service programs into paper airplanes, they can fold Noah’s ark, an oil lamp, or Joseph’s coat! As you develop the unique skill of creating these simple-to-intermediate origami designs, you will find opportunities to use them with all ages for lessons, activities, crafting, and everyday fun!
About the Author
Todd Huisken is a licensed marriage and family therapist and the counseling manager at LDS Family Services in Fountain Valley, California. He attended Brigham Young University and the University of San Diego and has a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. Todd has served as the assistant director of Disaster Mental Health Services for the Orange County Chapter of the American Red Cross. He has worked with victims from the San Diego fires, Hurricanes Ivan and Katrina, and spent two weeks in Haiti after the devastating earthquake in 2010. He was an early morning seminary teacher for six years. He is the author of The Dating Directory and the founder of Process and Content, a graduate program newsletter at the University of San Diego. Todd has been married to his beautiful wife for twenty-one years and they have three daughters and a son.
Instructions and My Attempts...
I have to admit as fun as I thought an origami book would be, I was not sure if I would do well with following the instructions to be able to create the designs. I am more of a visual person and prefer hands on and watching someone before attempting a task on my own. But I was pleased to discover that although it took staring at the pictures and reading the instructions a few times, I was able to successfully (or at least mostly successfully) complete the Serpent and Noah’s Arc. These were both in the level one folding category.
The book is well organized with black and white images and written instructions on how to fold the different pieces. I like how the origami could be used for a Family Home Evening lesson, for a primary lesson, etc. It is a fun book that parents and teachers will enjoy using with children.
Genre: non-fiction, children
Publisher: Cedar Fort
Publication date: December 1, 2016
Number of pages: 96
Category: Elementary +
Content Rating: G
Book Rating: 4 stars
A review copy of this novel was provided by Cedar Fort. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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