Below are links to several featured origami articles which give an introduction to what origami is, it's history and some of the techniques used to make it. You can learn about the origin of origami and where the word comes from, as well as having a look at the most famous of the traditional origami designs, the crane.
These articles will also give you an idea of how to best use this website and its resources, and will guide you around to some great diagrams and freebies!
If you're looking for something in particular, you can also use the Google search at the bottom of the page.
So I hope you have fun learning about this great traditional paper-folding technique!