We’ve uncovered 10 of the best how-to videos from YouTube(link) showing easy origami for kids, with step by step instructions from start to finish. These 10 delightfully cute models are perfect for beginners and are so easy to make that young ones can fold them on their own as you instruct them.
Perfectly suited as a fun arts and crafts activity for kindergarten, preschool and elementary children, these origami videos use bright paper and lively music to make folding fun for kids. What’s more, educational games such as origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, can help develop visualization and problem solving skills.
How to Make an Easy Origami Easter Bunny
Here’s a super cute (and easy!) origami bunny for you to have a go at. Great for kids of all ages, whether you are experienced in origami or not. Take a peak at this simple little how-to video and you will be making paper bunnies all year long! Perfect for Easter and Spring crafts for kids.
How to Make an Easy Origami Bear
Whether you’re looking for an easy way to make learning fun or just have a cool art project for kids, this cute origami bear is a great option. It’s simple and fun and there’s no doubt you’ll have a great time making these.
How to Make an Easy Origami Boat That Floats
Learn to make this sweet little paper sailing ship that really floats! Because it takes just minutes to make, they get to spend more time playing with it. Kids really can’t get enough of this rainy day activity.
How to Make an Easy Origami Fish
Learn to make an origami paper fish. It doesn’t go as well with water as the boat but still provides heaps of fun for children to make before adding a cool design and splashes of color.
How to Make an Easy Origami Bird
Bird fans of all ages will love this fun, educational project to craft a paper bird. It may be flightless but your kids will love flying round the room with it in their hands. And it even stands up on its own!
How to Make an Easy Origami Whale
This origami whale looks great but hardly takes any steps at all…the ideal easy origami for kids. With just a sheet of paper, your kids will fold there way to their very own merry whale. And with different sizes of paper, they can even create an entire family of whales.
How to Make an Easy Origami Dog
Man’s best friend is now your kid’s best friend yet it doesn’t need to eat or sleep. Just a few folds in the right places and your students have a cool origami pet for life. Give the dog a name and take him or her for a walk.
How to Make an Easy Origami Star
Twinkle, twinkle, it’s time to make a little paper five point star. It’s the perfect creation to proudly show their parents thanks to this easy to follow video. And even comes with a funky background track.
How to Make an Easy Origami Butterfly
Your kids will be amazed at how a formerly square piece of paper could become a beautiful butterfly; as amazing as nature itself. Use varying sizes of paper to make small and large butterflies.
How to Make an Easy Origami Jumping Frog
Saving the best for last, your kids will be amazed with this really simple jumping frog. Try it with green camouflage designed paper and draw some eyes after folding. When it’s done, your kids press lightly on its back to make it jump and bounce along their desks!
Remember to use lots of bright and patterned paper to inject a lot of enthusiasm among your young students as you improve your kid’s brain power with this educational classroom activity.