If you love boats but hate the open waters, the best thing you could probably do is get over your fear, or… grab some paper and make an origami sailboat. You won't need to take your feet off land with this kind of boat, unless you're jumping for joy after successful completion ...more
Origami Swan One Sheet of Paper
In this origami how-to, learn the art of folding a paper lily flower. This fold will start from the frog base, so if you already know how to fold the frog base, make one and skip ahead to the lily part. You'll need a sheet of origami paper and a pencil. If you use orange paper ...more
Looking for a tough-guy (or tough-girl) craft project? You're in luck. With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper army tank with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as we ...more
To make a lotus out of a single sheet of paper, use a colored, square paper sheet with a different center color (optional). With the colored side facing outwards, fold the sheet diagonally in half creating a center crease. Open up and repeat the step with the other corner to o ...more
Interested in adding an avian specimen to your paper menagerie? Maybe some sort of waterfowl? Have extra paper and time to match? This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a paper swan using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of pape ...more
A single square piece of paper is all you need to do an origami masterpiece. This video origami tutorial shows how to fold paper into the shape of a cicada. Watch, follow along, and make a paper cicada for you own.
This video origami tutorial shows how to use the traditional Japanese art of paper folding to make a flower. Learn how to fold a simple square piece of paper to create a pretty flower.
This video demonstrates how to make a parrot from a single piece of paper. Set to some jazzy music, the demo seem to go by quicker than the published 10 minutes. The resulting 3D creation will sit on your finger like a live parrot only without the mess.
Fold a paper cup that will hold water or other liquids. All you need is one single sheet of paper.
Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper, which has been around since the 1600s. The word origami comes from the two Japanese words ori, meaning "folding," and kami, meaning "paper." Traditionally, one sheet of paper is transformed into a three-dimensional object without ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a 3D origami swan from 484 paper triangles. For this you will have to cut up 16 sheets of paper in to small rectangles. One rectangle is 1/32 of an A4 sheet. Take a small rectangle, fold it in half lengthwise and ...more
This video shows how to make an origami swan using 471 paper triangles. Your loved one will appreciate this gift because you put in a tremendous amount of effort, dedication and patience required for origami, but its easy to assemble and the only money you will spend is cost o ...more
This isn't your ordinary canoe. It might not be a canoe at all. But it's roughly shaped like one, only the ends have a small splash cover on the bow and stern decks not typically seen on canoes. But that's not the point, the point is you can recreate this cool paper boat with ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a six-sheet 3D paper star with origami. Take three pairs of paper; each pair of different color or take six pieces of paper of the same color. The paper should be square size. Fold the paper in half, open the fold ...more
Learn to make an origami angelfish. You need just one square of paper to make your origami angelfish.
How to make an origami basket with handle from sheet of printing paper (A4 or Letter). Video tutorial. You can use this paper basket as Easter decoration, picnic with kids, or just for fun. WHAT YOU NEED: One sheet of printing paper (A4 or Letter) or two square pieces of pap ...more
Origami isn't just folding paper, it's a form of art. So, if you want to try a new creative way to express yourself, and if you like birds, try out this tutorial on folding an origami paper swan. Graceful and elegant, a swan is the perfect subject for the graceful and elegant ...more
Forget Goldfish Crackers and the actual living, swimming ones. They both, one day, will disappear. The crackers will only last as long as your hunger, and the living goldfish will eventually die (or also last as long as your hunger— or your cat's hunger). But there's one goldf ...more
Barbabella shows how to make a modular origami hexagonal box lid with star design. Fold a two-sided square sheet of paper to form a triangle, unfold it and fold it in the opposite direction. Using the guidelines fold the paper on three sides forming a small triangle and leave ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make an origami Kusudama Venus. For this project, you need square sheets of paper of different colors. First you fold a sheet diagonally across to form a triangle. Then fold it again to form a smaller triangle. Open up ...more
This is an instructional video that demonstrates how to make an origami spinning top. You need seven square pieces of paper, and she uses 6"x6" sheets. First fold the paper diagonally. Fold the short edges to meet the long edge. Unfold it and use that as a guide for the next f ...more
Tutorial of how to quickly make and Origami Magic Ball! Get a piece of 20x40cm paper. Fold along side in 32 equal parts, by repeatedly folding the paper in half - using genderless folds. Fold the short side in 8 equal parts- using valley folds. Turn the sheet over and start di ...more
Christmas decorations aren't cheap. From outdoor lighting to fir trees, decorating for the holidays can break the bank. That's where ingenuity comes into play, like hacking battery-operated Christmas lights, modifying lighting patterns and building Christmas tree ornaments fro ...more
Simple and easy way to fold an origami crane from paper! Use a flat sheet of paper. Fold into a triangle then into another triangle then open it up. push up on the one side so it turns into a square. Push up on the one side. Fold it in the opposite direction. Push it over. you ...more
Origami purists will argue that all origami creations, no matter how complex, should be folded from one single sheet of paper, but the rules were made to be broken, right? If you've already mastered the art of one-sheet origami projects like frogs and cranes, challenge yoursel ...more
This video shows how to weave paper. This paper can then be used to make crafts such as origami. You may want some supplies: a cutting board, a paper cutter, scotch tape, and square origami paper (6"x6"). Start with two sheets of paper. Cut the paper into thin strips, 1/2" eac ...more
With just one tiny sheet of paper, you can fold millions of things, like this boat. Not only is this a great little origami boat that's easy to complete, but it also floats on water! After watching and following the quick fold instructions, try out your new folded origami boat ...more
Grand Illusions is a site for the enquiring mind. This how to video demonstrates how to make Japanese origami tumblers. Your wonderful & charming host represents Grand Illusions, an amazing toy, magic & illusion web shop and gallery. Description from the amazing Grand Illusio ...more
Paper. It's usually just for writing, but for origamists, there's no lead or ink involved. It's all about the precision of the hand, the delicate touch. It's origami, not hunting with buckshot. If you're a beginner origami maker, then plain old folding instructions aren't goi ...more
The basic tenet of origami is to create an object - a bird, cube, monkey, etc. - using a single piece of paper. And while for the most part this is possible, there are notable exceptions, including modular origami and this menacing red bull. Just take one look at the bull and ...more
Orizuru quite literally means "paper crane" in Japanese, and has become the ultimate origami project. This video slide show allows the user to click at their own pace, clarifying the process of folding an orizuru paper crane into 9 simple steps. All you'll need is one single s ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to fold a hanging origami ornament from Ana Maria, an Origami artist. You will need four sheets of rectangular paper of two different colors. Take one sheet and fold it diagonally. Flip the paper over and fold back along ...more
This video demonstrates how to make 3D Origami. If you want to make some 3D origami animals, you need this video as first step. You will need a normal sheet of paper (size A4). One rectangle is a 1/32 of this. The fastest method is to cut them out with a knife. You will use th ...more
Origami a whole fleet of these and you'll have your own army of unstoppable origami war machines that can blow up some paper aliens. This video will show you how to make these paper tanks and paper spaceships. The two are actually quite similar, but if you want to concentrate ...more
This video explains how to fold the Spiral by Tomoko Fuse. You need 4 sheets of paper of different colors of any combination of your choice. 2 sheets of 2 colors each would give you a dual colored spiral. Ancella Simoes is the author of the Origamiancy Blog and creator of all ...more
This video demonstrates how to fold a newspaper seedling container using a simple origami method. This is a free idea that incorporates recycling. Not only do these paper containers stand up well to moisture, they also will break down in the soil if you place it directly into ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you are going to learn how to fold an origami ninja star. Take a normal paper. Fold it diagonally from one corner and cut off the extra portion to make a square. Fold it in half and cut into 2 rectangles. Fold each piece in half along the l ...more
Bored writing notes in class? With one more sheet of paper you can pass your notes in style with help from this free Origami tutorial. In this video, learn how to make a usable and durable envelope by folding only one sheet of paper.
Down on your luck? Drowning in printer paper? This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a lucky paper crane or swan using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, and to get started making your own p ...more
The origami version of a box and lid may seem like one of the simplest origami projects out there, but you should consider this origami box and lid the hard mode version of an otherwise beginner origami craft. Rather than use two sheets of paper total - one for the box and the ...more
In the PlayStation 3 video game Heavy Rain: The Origami Killer, four protagonists are on the hunt for a serial killer who murders young boys and leave behind his calling card… an origami animal. One of those animals, and the one prominently displayed on the cover art and poste ...more
If you won't be near any real fireworks for the 4th of July holiday, do the next best thing and origami yourself some! For this origami fireworks project, you'll need square sheets of paper of different colors. Video: . First, you fold it diagonally across to form a triangle. ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to fold a hexagonal, six-point paper star with origami. Take a hexagonal sheet of paper and fold in half from all corners. Then fold each side inward up to the center point. Open up all the folds. Now fold one side up to ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a folded paper ostrich with origami. For this project, you need a square sheet of paper. First you fold it diagonally across to form a triangle and cut it off in two. Then take one piece, fold it in half to form a ...more
This instructor teaches you how to make a square origami paper box or container with simple instructions. The video gives you beginning skills in the Japanese art of paper folding. The folds demonstrated are well demonstrated and simple to perform. Also offered are tips to mak ...more
It's Monday, which means once again, it's time to highlight some of the recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. In this post, we'll also make a flexagon, which is a type of transformable object. Rachel Mansur of Giveaway Tuesdays posted several pictur ...more
This next video tutorial is going to show you how to make a cool looking, yet difficult origami star. If you have never folded anything before, you can expect a little bit of trouble. This origami eight point star is made by using one sheet of paper and and can turn out to be ...more
It's Monday, which means once again, it's time to highlight some of the most recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. I also thought we'd take a look at building a sliceform model of a hyperbolic paraboloid. Rachel Mansur put up two posts on her Modula ...more
This is the procedure for making two origami bears using a square sheet of paper. For this we need a square sheet of paper with one colored side and the other can be white. The steps are: • Take the square sheet of paper and place it (color side down) in such way that two of ...more
Sure, there are other origami fish tutorials out there, but they're usually either difficult and long, or short and unsatisfying. Find the perfect medium with this origami video. You just need one sheet of origami paper, like most paper folding projects, and the instructions i ...more
Origami frogs are really fun to fold. They are pretty easy so they are great for beginners and you can make them hop around so they are entertaining to play with. This is a tutorial for how to fold your own origami frog from one sheet of paper. Once you master this skill, you ...more
Follow these guidelines to fold an origami Samurai helmet. Kabuto is the Japanese word for a traditional Samurai helmet. You will need one piece of origami paper to complete this origami project. Or, you can fold an origami kabuto out of a sheet of newspaper so you can actuall ...more
You can learn how to fold a 5 point star. You start with one sheet of blank paper and fold it in half. You mark a halfway point on the bottom and then you fold the paper to that point.
This video tutorial show how to make a scaled octahedron. Modular origami varies from regular origami in that it uses multiple sheets of paper to fold instead of just one. Learn how to fold this scaled modular origami octahedron by watching this instructional video.
Unlike the traditional folded box, this one requires two square sheets of paper that interlock.
Cory has posted some great picture of Father Magnus' intersecting cubes (the great man is holding one in his right hand) - well the above is what happens when five tetrahedra intersect. It is modular origami and made from just ten sheets of origami paper. technically in a fold ...more
Modular origami is a technique that can be used to build some pretty interesting and impressive models of mathematical objects. In modular origami, you combine multiple units folded from single pieces of paper into more complicated forms. The Sonobe unit is a simple example un ...more
You'll put Mr. Lance Burton out of business once you acquire how to make these easy but impressive magic cubes. Made out of many thin sheets of paper, these cubes are attached to one another without glue or tape and move a full 360 degrees. The magic cubes are incredibly easy ...more
It's Monday, which means once again, it's time to highlight some of the recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. I also thought that we'd try and create something known as an "Orderly Tangle" or "Polylink". This week we had a few submissions based off ...more
We've all made them. I remember making hundreds of paper snowflakes when I was in elementary school. You take a piece of paper and fold it in half, then fold it in half again. You now have a piece that is one fourth the size of the original. Now you fold it in half diagonally. ...more