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Learn Origami with These Easy-to-Follow Videos


Origami is the art of folding paper into shapes representing different objects. The word origami is Japanese in origin; it comes from the words oru meaning "to fold" and kami meaning "paper". Origami techniques can be used to make the simplest or most complicated of paper sculptures.

If you think origami is too intricate and complicated for kids to enjoy, think again! The videos here will guide you, step-by-step, through the projects listed and have you folding paper like a pro in no time. Everyone will be amazed at how easy origami can be.

How to Make an Origami Box

How to Make an Origami Box
This video will show you how you can turn an ordinary piece of paper into a box. These are great to hold small gifts.

How to Make An Origami Cat

To make this cute cat, you need nothing more two pieces of paper.

How to Make an Origami Crane

Follow these directions and learn how to fold paper into a crane.

How to Make an Origami Dinosaur

Let your child help you make a collection of not-so-scary dinosaurs using the directions shared in this video.

How to Make an Origami Elephant

This tiny elephant will happily sit on a shelf and keep all of your other origami critters company.

How to Make an Origami Flower

Learn how to use two pieces of colored paper to make a flower. Help your kids make a bouquet of them to give to special people.

How to Make an Origami Owl

Show everyone is the family how easy it is to craft a cute owl out of a simple piece of paper.

How to Make an Orimgami Bat

Hopefully no one will be afraid of this little bat. You can use him as a Halloween decoration or as part of a bat or animal lesson plan.
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