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Thanksgiving Project - Origami Box with Lid

Last week in my group I taught an I'm thankful for layout. We discussed Thanksgiving coming up. I thought it would be a fun idea to create an origami box with a lid and then cut strips of paper. Place the strips and a couple of pens where your dinner guests can access them. Have the guests write on the slips what they are most thankful for this year, fold them and put them in the box.

Sometime during the evening have either one family member read all the slips or pass the box around and have each person read on. Afterwords the slips of paper could bus applied right to the I'm Thankful For Layout, or you could write them on the space provided.

What an amazing way to memorialize what you were all thankful for this year! Here is a link I found to a fantastic Origami Box with lid. She did a great job!
http://kwernerdesign.com/blog/2007/10/tutorial-origami-box.html

Here is the poem I found that could go with your project:
http://www.skywriting.net/inspirational/poems/the_thankful_box.html

Here is an origami turkey to print and fold up
http://www.tammyyee.com/origamiturkey.html

For more fabulous origami patterns go here:
http://www.squidoo.com/Origami-Boxes

Happy Thanksgiving!
Tammey

Comments

Karen Biko said…
Great idea for Thanks Giving!! I don't know of any boxes with turkeys on them, but here are some fabulous boxes to check out. Lots of things you can do here to be creative.
Karen Biko said…
Ah, here's the link...duh

http://www.squidoo.com/Origami-Boxes

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