The First Christmas in Origami

Overview

Children and adults alike will enjoy this unique, fresh look at the Christmas story. The First Christmas in Origami provides an opportunity for you and your family to experience the joy of Christmas in a brand new way -- by creatively depicting the familiar story through the centuries-old art of paper folding.

Geneva Cobb Iijima has successfully intertwined the delicate beauty of the Christmas story with that of origami to create this one-of-a-kind book. As you are introduced to...

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Overview

Children and adults alike will enjoy this unique, fresh look at the Christmas story. The First Christmas in Origami provides an opportunity for you and your family to experience the joy of Christmas in a brand new way -- by creatively depicting the familiar story through the centuries-old art of paper folding.

Geneva Cobb Iijima has successfully intertwined the delicate beauty of the Christmas story with that of origami to create this one-of-a-kind book. As you are introduced to the individual characters of the Christmas story through delightful narratives, you will soon find yourself mastering the simple techniques of origami.

The instructions are clear and easy to follow and will guide you step-by-step as you create the figures of each of the characters. Once you master these simple paper-folding methods you will delight in watching Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus, the angel, wisemen, shepherds, and animals all come to life before your eyes.

With The First Christmas in Origami you will create a nativity scene which exhibits extraordinary realism and delicate beauty -- one that your family and friends will enjoy for seasons to come.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780840735447
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/28/1999
  • Pages: 108
  • Sales rank: 1,474,147
  • Product dimensions: 8.04 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4
A Visit from an Angel 7
Mary Faces Unbelief 13
Mary Sees a Miracle 19
Joseph's Visitor 27
An Unexpected Journey 33
The Shining Moment 39
The Shepherds' Surprise 45
A Visit to the Temple 53
Wise Men and a Star 59
God Protects the Infant King 65
Stable 70
About the Author 72
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