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Go Barmy for Origami!

Posted on: 08/07/2020


Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding.


For a beginner's challenge, follow these step-by-step instructions to make a simple fox face:

Origami fox

Fox face


Learn how to make a butterfly: 

Origami butterfly



For a trickier challenge, have a go at following this interactive step-by-step tutorial. After each step, the video will pause and give you the option to replay or continue. There are diagrams with written instructions and you can even choose to view a different camera angle for more detail!

Origami jumping frog



Make a bookmark:

Origami bookmark



...or make a boat to float on water:

Origami boat

Boat image


So grab some paper and get folding!


For an extra challenge, research the origins of origami and find out about the origami world records!