Downloads

Please enjoy these free project and information sheets. Click on each image to download.

Make a Paper Box instructions 2020.pdf

Origami Box

Print this PDF file as 2-sided, flip on the long edge for a self-teaching origami activity.

Instructions are numbered and color coded and should appear as you are ready for the next step. 

When finished, you should have a five-sided paper box handy for holding dry snacks while traveling, recyclable scraps while crafting, or small items while sorting.

Unlike traditional origami that uses a square sheet of paper, this design needs a rectangle sheet, as the extra section creates the flap that keeps the corner triangles in place.

Make a Paper Booklet instructions 2020.pdf

Kirigami Book

Print this 1-sided PDF file for a self-teaching kirigami activity.

Instructions are numbered and color coded, appearing in the booklet you will create. 

When finished, you should have an eight-page booklet handy for taking notes, sketching, compiling a shopping list, or collecting autographs. Unfold and refold inside-out for a second booklet surprise.

Unlike traditional origami, kirigami includes cutting. In this booklet, you can make the cut with scissors or simply tear along the fold line.

Nature Folded Booklet 2021.pdf

Folded Nature Journal

Print this 2-sided PDF file for a nature journal to collect your thoughts on an outdoor adventure. You can print to flip on either the long or short edge - it shouldn't matter.

Fold this booklet just like the Kirigami book shown above.

When finished, you should have an eight-page booklet handy for your outdoor visit, including making notes about weather, using your senses, and finding connections. Unfold and refold inside-out for a second booklet with room for sketching, listing found items, capturing questions of wonder, and considering how to find those answers..

Unlike traditional origami, kirigami includes cutting. In this booklet, you can make the cut with scissors or simply tear along the fold line.

Birthday Psychic Cards.pdf

Birthday Psychic Trick

Print this 1-sided PDF file to use during The Science of Magic class, to be able to amaze your audience with your number-guessing abilities.

Playing Krypto.pdf

Playing Krypto

This is a mental math game that I learned in junior high. If my class finished our daily lesson a little early, we would play from the blackboard. I'm told that it is also a card game, but it can be played anywhere you can write down six numbers.

Basic Backs ATC 10-up.pdf

Creating Artist Trading Cards (ATCs)

Print this PDF as Actual Size on cardstock, then cut along the lines to have ten cards, all 2.5" by 3.5" to create Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) to keep, share, or trade with other artists. For more information about creating ATCs, click here: ATCs

Juggling for Seniors and Those Who Sit 2023.pdf

Juggling for Seniors and Those Who Sit

A multitude of ideas for long-time jugglers whose bodies no longer listen to reason, for those interested in juggling but the basic three-ball pattern isn't there right now, for anyone looking to strengthen the mind-body connection, find some fresh ideas here, compiled at the 2022 and 2023 International Jugglers Association (IJA) annual festival workshop with Miz Tilly and Heidi "Ms. Frizzle" Haney