I made some origami boats for the kids to float. I started the morning before off having no idea how to make a boat. I found this website but got hung up on step 6. How did that other flap disappear? I didnt understand that the piece had to be flipped. So I watched the video below the photos and… voila!
I also had my proud moment of teaching and inspiring a kindergarten student to make boats herself, and she continued to help make boats (on her own!!) so we had a bunch to float! Online learning turned into great real life participation and active learning. One learned how to make a boat, and all of us learned that paper sinks relatively fast when it gets wet.
Question for you, the audience:
What materials could we make our boats out of so that they don’t sink? Or, what are some ways the paper could be waterproofed?