Ready to Fly

Ready to Fly


Karakuri Workshop – Making paper toys that move - Paper craft kit with templates and instructions to build mechanical and movable 3D paper models using basic mechanisms like Lever, Cam, Crank and Gears based on STEM learning or STEAM Education.


  • Language : English
  • Appropriate for : 7 years and up
  • Product Dimensions : 30 x 24 x 0.2 cm;
  • Item Weight : 130 g
  • Manufacturer : Alphabet Education
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Manufacturer : Alphabet Education

Included Components : Die-cut sheets and instruction pages

  • Description

    A penguin standing on glacier has a dream that it can fly one day and move to a safer place. Flapping its wings, is it giving us a warning about ‘Climate change’? Originated in Japan, Karakuri is an art of making paper toys that move using simple mechanisms such as gears, cranks, cams, and lever etc. Robots, one of the pinnacles of scientific development today, are made up of various karakuri-like mechanisms. Building a Karakuri toy with your own hands is a blend of science, technology, engineering, art and craft, and math making it a perfect example of STEAM education. With Karakuri toys, you can experience the joy of making something of your own that you can play with and have fun. We hope children as well as grown-ups will find a joy in making your own movable paper toys. Included are full color die-cut pages with folding marks and instruction pages for you to easily assemble your own Karakuri mechanical toy, even if you don't know anything about paper craft or engineering.