Lesson #1: Japanese Armor and Oragami
Introduction: Learn about Learn about Japanese armor (yoroi) from the early 14th century.
Read about the samurai armor shown here, then the visit each part of the page: watch, discover, imagine, and create.
Activity: Fold an origami samurai helmet. Discover how to create your own helmet under "watch" and "create."
Materials Needed: Newspaper or wrapping paper sheet, 20 x 20-inch square