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Origami

Japanese Origami

Japan is also well known for the paper folding art of Origami. Amazing creations are formed by simply folding paper in a variety of different ways.

Have a go at making your own Japanese origami

How To Make an Easy Origami Butterfly (in 3 MINUTES!)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZdO2e8K29o

Easy Origami Rabbit - How to Make Rabbit Step by Step

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QqBvy_yO_M

How to Make Paper Fish | Creating Paper Fish, Paper Art and Craft for Kids

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLXB7EOI5MI

Origami crane.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyC7pkT-dE0

Here are five reasons why you should set your children with the task of completing an Origami activity:

 

  • It bolsters fine motor skills. 
  • It develops a child's imagination. 
  • It increases concentration levels. 
  • Maths reasoning skills and logical thinking can be improved.
  • It helps with hand-eye coordination.