Origami is the Japanese craft of making things out of folded paper.  Fascinating to do, this is a hobby craft which can give hours of enjoyment.  Try our free printable tutorials below, or try the clever videos for more ideas.  Happy Folding!

Here is our tutorial for a simple mini-book


And here are the instructions for making a simple box with lid

Find templates for making a mini book or box with some of our book covers on them, on our main crafts page.

Here's a link to a great tutorial for making little gift bags from plain coloured copy paper: http://www.quirkyfeeds.com/with-just-few-simple-folds/

More paper-folding ideas http://gomakesomething.com/category/ht/folding/

Simple trick to make your own origami bookmarks:

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How origami can be useful and relevant: