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Paper Crafters: Quirky Creatures | Camp Galileo Anywhere - Online Classes
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Paper Crafters: Quirky Creatures

Age: 1st grade (in 2020-21 school year)

Duration: 60 minutes

Price: $20

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"My son had a blast, and afterward he was in such a GREAT mood. I think he really enjoyed the interaction, sharing his work with the class and the accomplishment of making a creature! "
-Karen, Cypress, CA

What You'll Do

Transform a simple blank page into a simply incredible creature. Explore all the ways you can reshape paper—ripping, crumpling, texturing, fringe cutting, triangle cutting, accordion folding—and practice combining those techniques in creative new ways. Use your powers of imagination to BE VISIONARY and invent a one-of-a-kind creature, then bring every papery piece of it to crinkly, colored, folded, fantastical life.

What You'll Need

Materials
  • 3-5 sheets of standard-size white paper
  • Glue stick (preferred) or scotch tape
  • Scissors
  • 1 unwrapped crayon or pastel
Technology
  • Computer or tablet with speaker and camera
  • Internet access
  • Zoom application installed
    • Signed in with your child’s name
    • Unmuted (the instructor will manage class muting/unmuting)

What You'll Take Away arrow

  • Paper transformation techniques
  • The skills to be visionary and imagine things that don’t yet exist
  • An incredible paper creature of your own design

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The last step in the Galileo Innovator’s Process is SHARE. Great learning can come from sharing successes and failures—to solidify your own experience as an innovator and to inspire others.

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