In this tutorial i bring you 3 easy ideas to create figures of origami, which are perfect to start introducing this technique to children. You just need paper y felt pens of colors.


To do the origami animals you will specifically need the following materials:

  • Paper
  • Black marker
  • Red marker
  • Pink pencil or wax

Step by step

In the next video-tutorial you can see the Step by Step of the animals of origami. You will see that they are very easy and with the children you will have no problem doing them if you imitate the steps in the video.

Technique  origami is an activity with multiple benefits for children. Learning to make different figures simply by folding a sheet of paper gives them thousands of possibilities. These paper crafts it is possible to adapt them to the edad and capabilities of each child. In addition to using their hands in a more meticulous way, with more precision folding the paper, they also let their imagination run wild trying to create more and more original shapes.

On this occasion, as you have seen, we work with animals, since it is a theme that the little ones tend to like and that therefore motivates them to be more interested in the task.

As initial data, it is important that the papers are shaped square, that all its sides measure the same. If not, cut it out beforehand or mark where you need to cut to create the square paper.

Let the children choose the paper color, thus working the decision making. Do not encourage him to take any specific color nor should you prohibit any tone. It does not matter what a green dog or a blue cat makes, in reality they know perfectly well that there are no such animals with those colors, but that it is possible to make them with paper of the colors they want, and for that reason they Crafts they create a huge world of possibilities.

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