What’s The Most Popular Origami To Make?

What is the most popular Origami? Our top ten most popular origami of all time!

Origami is the art of paper folding. “Oru” in Japanese means “to fold” and “Kami” in Japanese means “Paper”, so it translates as “To fold paper”. A lot of adults in the Uk, Europe, America and Asia will most likely remember folding an origami fortune teller (or “cootie catcher”) in school.

Kids are still enjoying several origami models, in school and out of school as well. We now have hundreds of origami websites, books and videos to choose from.

So which are the most popular origami models to fold? Here at Origami.guide, we have compiled this top ten list of the most popular origami models.

Top 10 Most Popular Origami

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1. Fortune Teller

The origami fortune teller, sometimes called a cootie catcher. This easy origami model can be used in a fortune telling game.

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2. Crane

The origami crane is probably the most well-known origami model in existence. The story of a thousand cranes is popular in Japan and around the world.

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3. Lotus Flower

A unique and beautiful origami flower, the lotus or water lily. This origami flower can be folded with a napkin, making it a great party trick.

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4. Masu Box

Endlessly useful, easy to fold and fun to make too. The origami Masu box is one origami model that is easy to commit to memory.

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5. Jumping Frog

A lot of you will remember folding these origami frogs and racing them with your friends at school.

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6. Butterfly

Butterflies are one of the prettiest insects around, origami butterflies are a popular origami model to decorate walls and crafts.

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7. Swan

The majestic swan, one of the simplest and oldest origami models.

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8. Hat

Remember making these from newspaper? You must have grown up in the nineties!

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9. Water Balloon

These satisfying origami water balloons can actually be used as water balloons! Now they are more popular as decorations to hang on a string or over lights.

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10. Heart

Origami hearts get more popular around February but are quick and easy to make and use for cards or to leave in your crush’s bag!

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