I love playing with paper--folding, cutting, gluing and making stuff. My house has a lot of paper around, and the grandkids make some very creative crafts when they come to visit.
Here's a list of books that offer many ways to change a sheet of paper forever.
Folding, Cutting, Drawing And Telling: Places To Get Great Ideas
Folding: Paper Airplanes
Paper Airplanes: The first thing we think of when we think of folding paper!
Both of these websites have great step-by-step instructions.
Books: Paper Airplanes
Origami Paper Airplanes by Didier Boursin
Paper Airplanes: Models to Build and Fly by Emery J. Kelly
Other Folding Projects:
Go beyond airplanes to lots of other fun things to do with paper.
Fun and easy-to-do origami projects for kids are on the following webpages. Clear instructions too!
http://www.tammyyee.com/origami.html This website has patterns to print out and fold.
http://www.wipapercouncil.org/paper1.htm Has the instructions for folding a paper cup, as well as step-by-step instructions for making paper.
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/origami/index.shtml The Enchanted Learning website is full of fun stuff for kids, including easy paper-folding projects.
Paper-folding Fun!: 50 Awesome Crafts to Twist, Weave, and Twirl by Ginger Johnson
Paperfolding by Clive Stevens
Fold-Along Stories: Quick and Easy Origami Tales for Beginners by
http://www.drawandtell.com/ Stories to draw! With clear instructions to print or to follow online.
http://www.fema.gov/kids/trtlppt.htm Turtle puppet to make with paper. Use it to tell the stories on this webpage: http://www.okc.cc.ok.us/bwise/Turtles/Turtle_Stories.htm
http://www.dltk-teach.com/rhymes/little_red_riding_hood_section.htm Online storybook with lots of papercraft activities to do!
http://www.dltk-teach.com/rhymes/princessandfrog/princess_and_the_frog.htm The classic story of the Frog Prince with a paper puppet you can make.
Stories to Play With by Hiroko Fujita and Fran Stallings
Cut and Create!: Mother Goose by Kim Rankin