Easy Origami For Kids

Easy Origami For Kids

May 15, 2024 · Arts & Crafts · Crafts 4 Kids Blog · Origami

The Japanese word "Origami" is a compound of two smaller Japanese words: "ori" meaning to fold, and "gami", meaning paper. It is thought that Japanese origami began sometime after Buddhist monks carried paper to Japan during the 6th century.

Origami for kids has always been popular and here at Crafts4Kids we have a contemporary selection of brilliant yet easy origami kits. From easy origami animals, dinosaurs, sea creatures and tropical birds to planes, fortune tellers, lanterns, boxes and even faces - there is plenty to choose from in the Djeco Origami range alone that will inspire any child to get busy with their fingers!

Each Djeco kit has a very simple origami step by step approach for young beginners, providing a great introduction to the craft for children from 4 years old and upwards. 

The traditional paper craft of origami has been brought up to date by top toy brands such as Djeco, Sentosphere, and the brilliant Clockwork Soldier - perfect for a simple yet rewarding crafty activity that kids of all ages can enjoy. Don't forget the gorgeous 4m easy Origami Flower Lights as well - a lovely gift for creative children. 

Origami can be a calming, meditative activity. It provides a break from screens and stimulates creativity so here our our top ten picks for easy origami for kids! 

Favourite Origami Kits

They also make brilliant travel kits, taking up little room in hand luggage and suitcases, pack a few of these and everyone in the family can join in either at the airport, on the transfer or by the pool!