Make and test drive origami machines, including a car, a van, and even a rocket. Readers are guided through projects of varied difficulty with step-by-step instructions and photographs. The crafts build visual-spatial reasoning skills while providing an outlet for creativity.
About the Author
Rob Ives is a former math and science teacher and now a designer and paper engineer living in Cumbria, UK. He creates science- and project-based children's books, including Paper Models that Rock! and Paper Automata. He specializes in character-based paper animations and all kinds of fun and fascinating science projects, and often visits schools to talk about design technology and demonstrate his models.