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Baby Honu Origami

Difficulty level: Moderate

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From the Best-selling Island Classics

Baby Honu's Incredible Journey
Written and Illustrated by Tammy Yee
Island Heritage, 1997
ISBN: 0-89610-285-8

Baby Honu's Incredible Journey
Baby Honu has just hatched from his egg. Will he find the courage to face sand crabs and sea birds on his perilous journey to the sea? And what wondrous creatures will he encounter in the ocean? With a helpful glossary to educate children about Hawaiian marine life.

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Baby Honu Saves the Day
Written and Illustrated by Tammy Yee
Island Heritage, 1999
ISBN: 0-89610-327-7
Baby Honu Saves the Day
Baby Honu is a tiny green sea turtle who thinks he's too small to make a difference. But a beached baby dolphin inspires him to persuade a moray eel, a porcupinefish, a shark and even a humpback whale to help him in his quest. Follow the continuing adventures of Baby Honu as he teaches young children that even the smallest efforts can cascade into meaningful consequences.

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Baby Honu Plush Toy
Baby Honu Plush Toy

A. Cut out origami along outer solid lines.
B. Fold up along line A. Unfold.
C. Fold down along line B. Unfold.

A. Turn paper over so that printed side is facing down.
B. Fold up along diagonal line C. Unfold.
C. Fold up along diagonal line D. Unfold.

A. Fold down along diagonal line E. Unfold.
B. Fold down along diagonal line F. Unfold.
C. Your origami should now be creased as illustrated.

A. Fold bottom half up along creases as shown.
B. Fold top half down along creases as shown.
C. Your origami should appear as illustrated.

A. Fold head up.
B. Fold rear flipper down as shown.
C. Repeat on other side.

A. Turn your turtle over, so that the printed side is facing up.
B. Fold side of shell under as shown.
C. Repeat on other side.
D. Fold top of shell under.

"Accordian" fold the tail by tucking it back, then folding it forward. Your honu is pau (finished)!

2001 Tammy Yee. All rights reserved.
Images and content may not be reproduced, altered, redistributed or posted on another web site without the author's written consent.

Baby Honu is a character from "Baby Honu's Incredible Journey," a picture book by Tammy Yee.
Copyright 1997 Island Heritage. No portion of "Baby Honu's Incredible Journey" may be reproduced without prior written permission from Island Heritage Publishing.

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