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In this Workshop, you will use the Korean style of origami, Jong-ie Jupgi, to make a three dimensional snowflake.  

Like Japanese origami, Jong-ie Jupgi involves folding paper to create works of art, although the Korean approach allows for the use of multiple sheets of paper, as well as tape or glue.  Using six pieces of paper, Learners will create a fun and beautiful snowflake.

Throughout the process, Learners will engage in mathematical practices to organize the papers into a three-dimensional shape.  Learners will use a square sheet of paper to make a right-angled triangle and then measure to divide it into equal spaces.  They will then cut and arrange the paper to form a three-dimensional shape, and combine all six shapes together to form the snowflake.  In this way, Learners will also experience the beauty of a symmetrical design.

Please note: This Workshop is recommended to ages 10+ as it requires accuracy and precision when folding and cutting the paper.


What You'll Need

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3D Snowflakes: Korean Jong-ie Jupgi GLOkit

This GLOkit contains: six pieces of 6" square paper, six pieces of 5" square paper, and six pieces of 4" square paper. With these materials three snowflakes may be made.

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Additional Supplies

Learners will also need:

  • A ruler
  • A pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Clear tape
  • A string to hang the snowflake

Technical Requirements

You will need a device (computer or tablet) that is equipped with a camera, microphone, and speakers. For more information, please check out our Technical Requirements page.

Meet the Instructor

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SeonJoo OhView Profile

My name is SeonJoo (sounds like SUN-ZOO).  I am from South Korea, and I lived in Seoul, South Korea for 44 years.  Since 2006,  I have lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States.  As an artist and educator, I enjoy making fun and valuable classes teaching something I know. Through my experience, fortunately, I got three master’s degrees in Biochemistry, Curriculum and Instruction, and Jong-ie Jupgi Paper Folding Art of Korea.  My studies of Korean history and culture have kept me close to my heritage, and paper folding art has increased my creativity and wellness.   I have been teaching art or Korean culture workshops in several Milwaukee Public Schools since 2009. 

Jong-ie Jupgi paper folding arts help children to develop and maintain brain capacity and health. For young children, it can help to build hand-eye coordination and stimulate the loco-motor and cognitive areas of the brain with a strong link to math and geometry skills.  For teenagers, it will be able to assist with manual dexterity, fractions, creativity, measurement, and reasoning. It also retains and builds sequencing, attention, math reasoning, visual and social skills.

I enjoy teaching how to make artwork using simple papers, and I find it to boost self-worth, pride and joy to create a calm, peaceful activity with affordable supplies.  I also value encouraging multi-cultural awareness, tolerance, and peace, and sharing my culture and experience with my neighboring community. Whether transforming scraps of paper into flowers, birds, cars, trains, airplanes, boats, furniture, clothing, foods, simple baskets, or other objects, the joy and health from Jong-ie Jupgi is immense and contagious.

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3D Snowflakes: Korean Jong-ie Jupgi