Building Swans from Scratch

At any time of day, this is what you’ll find on our kitchen table.

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Lego guys, some origami creation, and these little triangles.

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They are his latest passion, and it’s called 3-d origami. You simply fold paper into these shapes —

it’s tedious work —

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and then, you put them all together, to make a swan.

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3 comments to “Building Swans from Scratch”
  1. How cute, and – may I had – what excellent fine motor skills he has !! Does he know how to make gum wrapper chains? Do kids even do that anymore? I remember when he learned to hold a pencil !

  2. Oh, Holly — what a memory — when he couldn’t even hold a pencil! Look at him now… And, what a great idea to make the chain! I’ll see if he’s into that… and yes, I’ve seen some of the Z&A’s friends in HS and MS carrying a few gum wrapper chains — it’s spotty… but I’ve seen them.

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