What is Origami?


What is Origami? Origami is the art of folding paper into recogniseable or functional forms. There are hundreds and hundreds of things you can fold paper into, and I have selected the best ones on this site to show instructions for. Click the link below to see the main list of all of the instructions on Origami-Fun:

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The word origami comes from the Japanese words oru (folding), and kami (paper), and it was from Japan that this artform originated, many hundreds of years ago.

The most popular and well known origami design is the crane, and you can learn to make it with easy to follow instructions, just click the link below:

Origami Crane Instructions

Even though it is the most well known, it is not the easiest design to make if you are a beginner. If you would like to fold some easier origami, click the link below to see some easy origami instructions:

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