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Paper Folding with Matt Shlian and Sesame Street

In this Sesame Street clip from 2013, paper artist Matt Shlian teaches kids how to create and glue together a paper sculpture from multiple pieces of folded paper. Want to create the piece yourself? Visit Shlian’s site to download a pdf of the instructions.

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