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#1. March 18, 2009

Barbara J. Feldman
Dear Reader,

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Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"

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#3. Easy Origami

by Barbara J. Feldman

Easy Origami Printable (** for premium members only)

Origami is the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Today’s tour includes hundreds to easy-to-learn models. You can start with regular copy paper, but as you progress you may be interested in buying a package of special origami paper, which is thinner, easier to crease, and available in many cool colors and prints.

Kids Web Japan: Let’s Make Origami
“According to Japanese tradition, one way to pray for good health is by folding a thousand origami cranes.” Published by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kids Web Japan introduces Japan to schoolchildren around the world. This section of the site includes instructions for thirteen origami models such as Dog, Cup, Piano, Balloon and Box. Click Next to visit the Download Center, where you’ll find printable origami patterns with fold marks, and colored printable origami paper.

Origami Club
Wow! What I love about the Origami Club is that the instructions are available both as a printable diagram and as an animation. And the animation can be sped up, or slowed down depending on your skill level. Other reasons to visit include their newspaper origami section, holiday collections (Halloween, Christmas and Valentine’s Day), and their big page of fifty-one really easy origami models. Just one note of caution, this Japanese site, although written in English, uses A4 and B5 paper sizes, not the standard American 8.5″ x 11″.

Origami Fun
Origami Fun is chock-full of projects rated by difficulty, available in printable PDF format and video, along with lots of origami tips. “Be patient. If you are just learning how to make origami, you have to realize that it is a contemplative and relaxed activity, that is, you can’t go rushing through the instructions as fast as you can!” For the easiest models, look for those rated one or two pelicans, or go directly to the kids section. Sign up for the Origami Fun newsletter, and you’ll get a sample copy of their Ultimate Origami e-book.

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#5.Surfing the Calendar

Spring Begins
Mar 20, 2009

International Earth Day
Mar 20, 2009

Spring Equinox
Mar 20, 2009

Pocahontas’ Death Anniversary
Mar 21, 1617

Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s Birthday
Mar 21, 1885

Randolph Caldecott’s Birthday
Mar 22, 1846

Tuskegee Airmen Activated
Mar 22, 1941

World Water Day
Mar 22, 2009

National Puppy Day
Mar 23, 2009

Harry Houdini’s Birthday
Mar 24, 1874

Robert Frost’s Birthday
Mar 26, 1874

#6.Quote of the Week

“Storms make oaks take deeper root.” ~~ George Herbert (1593 – 1633) English clergyman and metaphysical poet.

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