Fold a Paper Fan

In our Inventors’ Class, not only do we teach science concepts, we also try to teach all sorts of basic life skills (like tying knots, fastening things with rubber bands), school skills (stapling and hole punching) and art (drawing, painting.) Accordion folding paper is just one of those skills that can come in handy in life, so we teach it in Wind and Flight week where we teach them how to fold a paper fan and use it to test whether things will blow around in the wind. Here are our step by step illustrations:

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