Horrorgami is my new favorite word. Or at least my new favorite made-up word.
Horrorgami is Halloween themed origami and there are two upcoming chances to make some
Both events are at 4 pm and are designed for kids 6 and up.
Preregistration is requested, although I’ve gotten lucky just showing up for library events in the past.
Want to try your own instead? Here’s a big list of Halloween origami crafts. It’s best to get real origami paper. You can get a big pack at Michael’s for around 8.00 (less with a 40% off coupon from the Sunday paper. Remember that you can use Joann’s coupons at Michael’s and vice versa).
To be honest, I completely stink at this stuff, but my 7 year old has been happily making all kinds of folded critters for a few years now. I’m told it enhances kids’ performance in math, among other things. There are origami books just for kids, and I do recommend these, because some really challenging pieces will just lead to frustration.