Paper art help learning that Academic subjects like science and math don’t have to be “dry” or “boring” school subjects, it can be an effective teaching tool that allows students to create basic geometric shapes such as squares, rectangles, and enjoy learning.
It seems like a game for young children to unfold a model and identify geometric shapes, the activity retains in their memory, they will associate math with the time they spent playing with origami & Quilling, also it can demonstrate the fact that mathematics is a subject that involves exploration. For example, when a student folds a piece of paper in half and opens it out again, the nature of one half is shown.
Since the Paper art is based on a language of symbols, another natural educational objective that can be achieved which is reading! Reading, like origami & Quilling, is based on the association of symbols and sounds. Some reading specialists contend that while students are folding origami paper, they are developing essential reading skills in three main areas: perceiving a sign as a symbol, recognizing it and interpreting its meaning.
Origami & Quilling when properly exercised can be an unusually helpful teaching tool for the learning-disabled child, they learn that mistakes can be reversed; folded crease is not a permanent symbol of failure, since the entire child needs to do is to flatten the paper and start anew.
Learning and completing an origami & Quilling model gives the child a sense of great accomplishment and self-esteem which can motivate him to achieve better marks and goals.