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Origami for Kids

Origami for kids is a great way to teach children about fractions, geometry, and other basic math concepts while encouraging creative play. Children's origami projects can include origami animals, origami toys, and origami props such as crowns and play swords.
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Origami in Education
Doing origami with your kids is a great way to help them build the skills they need to excel in the classroom. Origami teaches patience and creativity while helping to set the foundation for the STEM skills needed in high school and college.

Folded Paper Game Ideas
Paper folding games can be an inexpensive way to entertain people of all ages.

Easy Origami for Kids
Finding easy origami for kids is not difficult. Get tips for teaching origami to kids. Learn how to select the best simple origami projects and how to teach basic origami folds to young crafters.

How to Make a Paper Toy in 15 Minutes or Less
Learn why children love making origami toys. Get instructions for how to make some of the most popular paper toys.

Easy Origami: A Review
Follow-the-Directions: Easy Origami from Scholastic gives young children the confidence they need to master basic origami projects while developing fine motor skills and enhanced reading abilities.

How to Make an Origami Cootie Catcher
Learn how to fold an origami fortune teller, also known as an origami fortune teller. This traditional design is one of the most popular paper toys for children.

Directory of Free Printable Origami Fortune Tellers
Learn where to find the best free printable origami fortune teller designs online, including holiday themed cootie catchers and paper games for the classroom.

Origami Crown Instructions
Learning how to make an origami crown is a great way to teach children simple origami concepts. Origami hats like the paper crown are easy to make and fun for kids to play with.

How to Make a Booklet
Folding an easy origami booklet is a great way for beginners to learn origami. This useful origami project has many different applications, ranging from scrapbooks to greeting cards.

Folding Origami Lovebirds
Learn how to make a cute card for Valentine's Day by folding an easy origami lovebird. This is a fun project for children ages eight and up.

How to Fold an Origami Jumping Frog
Origami jumping frogs are easy to make and fun for children to play with.

Origami Picture Frames
Learn how to make mini picture frames from your favorite origami paper. Origami pictures frames are a good project for beginning paper folders.

Origami Butterfly Instructions
It is not difficult to make a simple origami butterfly. The origami butterfly instructions in this tutorial are suitable for children ages 6 and up.

How to Make an Origami Pinwheel
Origami pinwheel instructions are not hard to follow, even if you're new to the art of paper folding.

How to Fold an Origami Paper Doll
Learn how to make an origami paper doll that you can decorate as desired. These handmade paper dolls are an excellent addition to any child's dollhouse.

How to Fold an Origami Wallet
Learn how kids can fold an easy origami wallet filled with homemade coupons to give as a special gift.

Easy Origami Star Instructions
Learn how to make an easy origami star with this simple paper folding instructions suitable for children ages six and up.

How to Make an Origami Ninja Star
Origami ninja stars are popular paper toys for children, but this versatile modular origami design can be used in a number of craft projects.

How to Make an Origami Pencil
Learn how to make an origami pencil and have some back to school fun with your kids.

How to Make an Origami Boat
An easy origami diagram showing how to make an origami boat for kids.

Origami Balloon Instructions
Learn how to make a simple origami balloon that can be used as the basis for several different paper folding projects.

How to Make an Origami Bookmark
Learn how to make origami bookmarks in this easy tutorial. This simple bookmark craft is a great choice for the beginning paper folder.

Origami Boat Instructions
Learn how to make a traditional origami boat. This popular paper toy is a favorite of children during the summer months.

How to Play the Korean Ddakji Game
Learn how to fold ddakji disks from origami paper and use them to play the traditonal ddakji Korean game.

How to Make an Origami Samurai Helmet
Learn how to fold a traditional origami samurai helmet. This design symbolizes strength and honor. It is often used in Japan's Children's Day celebrations.

Origami Ghost Instructions
Learn how to help your child fold a simple paper ghost to use as an origami Halloween decoration.

Origami Cat Instructions
Learn how to make an easy origami cat from a single sheet of colored origami paper.

How to Fold an Easy Origami House
Learn how to make a simple origami paper house for use as a children's toy or decoration for your home.

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