I spotted these paper diamonds over at MiniEco and will be giving them a try this weekend. How cool are they in a rainbow of colors? Pop over to Mini-eco for the printable template and complete step-by-step instructions.
I've tried this: This is a GREAT origami tutorial for a fox. It gets a little bit confusing, so I don't recommend it to total beginners, but ultimately it makes a cute origami fox that can stand up on its own.
*Colored ice balls* Fill balloons with water and add food coloring- red and green would be great around christmas! (be careful not to let the food coloring escape!), once frozen cut the balloons off and voila! Look like giant marbles :)