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Origami and Star Wars- A Perfect Set of Gifts for Grade School Boys and Girls

I am not sure where Tom Angleberger came up with the idea of these delightful grade school characters using Star Wars origami figures to jazz up their confidence and charisma in grade school, but it was simply pure genius.

There is not a boy or girl ages 7- 10 in our Elementary School that does not know how to fold a Darth Paper, Fortune Wookiee, Han Foldo or Origami Yoda.  It has become the favorite book series at Fundraisers and Scholastic Book Fairs at our elementary school. It has also caused all the 3rd grade boys to hoard several sheets of folding paper to build these unique characters during short breaks or recess and has sparked mountains of creativity and fun even for  even the quietest guys and gals in the class room.

And with the addition of yet another Star Wars movie being created as we speak this series has become so popular that you cannot find it in the local book store.  I browsed Amazon and have ordered three sets for Christmas gifts along with folding paper and a couple of Star Wars Origami books with spaceships that are super cool according to my son.\

Origami and Star Wars- A Perfect Set of Gifts for Grade School Boys and Girls

One  or two or more, these are just wonderful gifts for children, especially Star Wars fans ages 7 – 10

Listed below are the three books currently out in the Star Wars Origami series by Tom Angelberger

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book

The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee: An Origami Yoda Book


Here are the extras I have added to the gift boxes!
Star Wars Origami: 36 Amazing Paper-folding Projects from a Galaxy Far, Far Away….

Origami Paper 100 Color Pack 5 7/8inch


What is you favorite set of books for boys???



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  1. Thanks for this recommendation! Always good to have spare ideas on hand for my little boys!

    God bless you as you abide in His Word!

  2. This series is awesome! I read Origami Yoda last summer because it had just won my state’s children’s book award, and loved it. I left it on an end table where my husband picked it up and finished it within an hour or two. Definitely a perfect gift for boys (and girls…and Star Wars lovers!) on your list! Now, just hoping Angleberger comes out with another…

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