Let the folding fun begin! There is a whole bunch of amazing (and easy) origami for kids projects waiting for you on this page – all of these have a step by step tutorials showing how to make them!
I’m sure you are going to love each and every one of the projects featured as all of them are oh so pretty!
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A ton of super awesome origami for kids projects!
You can do these with any kind of paper although I really, really recommend you use origami paper and you can even get a patterned origami paper which is beyond adorable!
Can’t wait to start folding? Neither can I – so let’s jump right into the water ;).
You can see them in action here
Some call them cootie catchers, others call them fortune tellers (and I’m sure they have a few more names) – whatever the name the fun stays the same!
Grab the printable shark cootie catcher template and let the folding fun begin!
Love these? We’ve got more
Origami Corner Bookmarks
These origami corner bookmarks are a great project for beginners (of all ages as they are sooo fun to make).
We have a video tutorial for bunny bookmarks
And here are a few more ideas for these
1. Bunny Origami for Kids
These bunnies are insanely easy to fold and to make this one even fun we also made a template origami sheet with a bunny face.
2. Paper Boat Folding Step by Step
Last but not least – oldie but goldie!
3. Easy Origami Fish
These are beyond cute aren’t they. And super quick and easy to make!
4. Easy Dog Face
5. Jumping Frogs
This was one of my favorite origami projects when I was a kid!
6. Origami Tulips (With Stem!)
Who loves folding foxes?
We have a easy to follow step by step fox folding intructions ready for you here.
If your kids are cat persons (as I am hehehehe) they will love folding these paper cats.
This one will be loved by all the little ninjas around the world – a transforming star!
See the instructions here. What do We do All Day
And here is another version of these little jumping cooties!
See how to fold a paper frog! It’s Always Autumn
This swan is jet another great origami for beginners – easy to fold and looks pretty!
See the folding instructions. Red Ted Art
Hop, hop goes the bunny! Your kids will love making this fluffy animal and you can even top this projet with a pom pom for a tail.
Hear them flutter!
Learn how to make origami butterflies. Red Ted Art
Not technically an origami but this little snake craft will give the little hands a decent warm up on folding.
Love elephants? Fold one!
Check out the folding instructions to make an elephant! Hodge Podge Craft
How about a bunch of colorful cubes?
Make origami cubes! Origami Mommy
These one can be adorable or a bit creepy (in a fun artistic way that is!)
See how to make a blinking eye! Kids Activities Blog
You can easily make an awesome looking bear too!
See how to make one! All for the Boys
Origami rings? Oh yes!
Honestly, what’s more fancy than your own paper folded jewelry? You won’t be able to stop making these!
See how to make fancy rings. ZakkaLife
These are really great around Valentine’s day but there’s nothing stopping you from making them all year round!
See how to make hearts. The Connection We Share
How about making a few of these cute birdies?
See the instructions. Red Ted Art
Can’t you just see a bunch of folded human faces your kids are going to make? These really look great don’t they?
See the folded paper faces instructions. Pink Stripey Socks
You could make a whole fairy village with these!
There are many fish in the sea… And your kids can make as many as they want!
Follow this simple origami fist instructions. Childhood 101