How to Make an Orca Out of Drinking Straws

How to Make an Orca Out of Drinking Straws

Part origami, part magic, these orca (or "shachi" in Japanese) decorations are sure to delight. All we need to make them is some bendy straws, some googly eyes, glue for plastic and a pair of scissors. Wikihow shows us how it's done and even provides a video.

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Saja on Mar 12, 2015:

This is weird. Can you not put orca for the title because I have a science project and I was going to go sea themed with whales and then I did this and I completely wasted my time.

DIY Maven on May 09, 2011:

LARPkitten, shachi usually means 'killer whale' in Japanese. If pronounced shachihoko it refers to a mythological animal, which has a head of a dragon and the body of a carp. Here's a pic:

LARPkitten on May 09, 2011:

Those aren't orcas!  They're shrimp!  Orcas are "killer whales" and have big fins on their backs.  Silly.

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