Akira Yoshizawa's 101st anniversary: make your own origami flapping bird Today Wednesday 14 March 2012 marks 101 years since the birth of Akira Yoshizawa, the grandmaster of origami. Why not mark the occasion by creating your own origami flapping bird?
Ready to fold some origami?! Tavin15’s origami tutorials stand out on YouTube as a good mix of simple, clear and fun after folding. Above, a flapping bird. There’s also the classic (potentially wish-granting) Japanese crane, and the more challenging jumping frog. And as a finale, here’s a super easy and useful(!) little paper cup.