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The Additional Occupation of Constructing Patterns from Folded Shapes
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As faras I know, this Affitional Occupation first appears in 'Primary Methods: A Complete and Methodical Presentation of the Use of Kindergarten Material in the Primary School' by W N Hailmann was published by A S Barnes and Company in New York and Chicago in 1887, where the results are called 'social syntheses' ie patterns made by combining shapes folded by several children.



'Educational Handwork' by T B Kidner, which was published by The Educational Book Company Limited in Toronto in 1910, contains a section explaining how to fold or fold and cut) simple mosaic pieces suitable for arranging into stars.