Origami For Kids – Animals

Origami For Kids - AnimalsHow to fold origami for kids. Specifically origami animals that kids will be able to make. Animals on this page include easy to follow instructions.

If you’d like to learn some more complex origami animals, check them all out here.

If you’re completely new to folding origami with kids, here are a few recommendations. Use large paper that you don’t mind throwing away. There will be a few fails along the way!

The absolute easiest and best origami animal to start with is the origami cat face. This is because it only has a few steps, you can customise it be a dog, bear, rabbit or other animal face too!

If you’d like to view more origami that your children will enjoy, check out our main origami kids page here – includes hats, boats, boxes, envelopes, toys and more.

Don’t forget to be patient which teaching origami to kids, it helps if you know exactly how to make the origami before trying to teach them! Take a few minutes before a lesson to refresh your memory and remember to also have fun!

Origami For Kids – Animals

How To Fold A Winged Origami Heart
Winged Origami Heart

Level: Easy-Intermediate

Copyright: Francis Ow

How To Fold An Easy Origami Dog Face
Easy Origami Dog Face

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Fold An Origami Turkey
Origami Turkey

Level: Easy

Copyright: Margaret Van Sicklen

How To Make A Fancy Origami Heart
Fancy Origami Heart

Level: Easy-Intermediate

Copyright: Stephen Hetch

How To Make A Traditional Origami Butterfly
Traditional Origami Butterfly

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Easy Origami Fish
Easy Origami Fish

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Bird
Origami Bird

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Crow
Origami Crow

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Dove
Origami Dove

Level: Easy-Intermediate

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Heart Bookmark
Origami Heart Bookmark

Level: Intermediate

Copyright: Francis Ow

How To Make An Origami Heart Corner Bookmark
Origami Heart Corner Bookmark

Level: Easy-Intermediate

Copyright: Francis Ow

How To Make An Origami Love Knot Letterfold
Origami Love Knot Letterfold

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Lovers Knot
Origami Lovers Knot

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Mouse
Origami Mouse

Level: Easy-Intermediate

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make Origami Mountain & Valley Folds
Origami Mountain & Valley Folds

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How to do Pleat & Crimp Folds
Pleat & Crimp Fold

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Book & Cupboard Fold
Origami Book & Cupboard Fold

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Kite Fold
Origami Kite Fold

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How to make an Outside Reverse Fold
Outside Reverse Fold

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How to make an Inside Reverse Fold
Inside Reverse Fold

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How to do an Origami Rabbit Ear Fold
Rabbit Ear Fold

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Flapping Butterfly
Origami Flapping Butterfly

Level: Easy

Copyright: Deg Farrelly

How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Butterfly

Level: Easy-Intermediate

Copyright: Akira Yoshizawa

How To Make An Easy Origami Bird
Simple Origami Bird

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make A Modular Origami Star
Modular Origami Star

Level: Easy-Intermediate

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Candy Box
Origami Candy Box

Level: Easy-Intermediate

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Samurai Hat
Origami Samurai Hat

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Heart
Origami Heart

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Fox Puppet
Origami Fox Puppet

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Easy Origami Swan
Origami Swan

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Easy Origami Arrow
Easy Origami Arrow

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional (Modification)

How To Make An Easy Origami Fir / Christmas Tree
Easy Origami Fir / Christmas Tree

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Lotus Flower
Origami Lotus Flower

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Jumping Frog
Origami Jumping Frog

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Easy Origami 4 Point Star
Easy Origami 4 Point Star

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Fortune Teller
Origami Fortune Teller

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Yakko-San
Origami Yakko-San

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Water Bomb / Balloon
Origami Water Bomb / Balloon

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make A Modular Origami Spinning Toy
Modular Origami Spinning Toy

Level: Easy

Copyright: Robert E Neale

How To Make An Inflatable Origami Bunny Rabbit
Inflatable Origami Bunny Rabbit

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Flapping Bird
Origami Flapping Bird

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Easy Origami Star
Easy Origami Star

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Yacht Toy
Origami Yacht Toy

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Sail Boat
Origami Sail Boat

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make Origami Animal Finger Puppets
Origami Animal Finger Puppets

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Easy Origami Basket
Easy Origami Basket

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Inflatable Origami Fish
Inflatable Origami Fish

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Gift Bag
Origami Gift Bag

Level: Easy

Copyright: Unknown

How To Make An Origami House
Origami House

Level: Easy

Copyright: Unknown

How To Make An Origami Star Box
Origami Star Box

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Fancy Box
Origami Fancy Box

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Box Divider
Origami Box Divider

Level: Easy

Copyright: Paolo Bascetta

How To Make An Easy Origami Packaging Box
Origami Packaging Box

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make A Shallow Origami Box
Shallow Origami Box

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Masu Box
Origami Masu Box

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make a Traditional Rectangular Origami Box
Rectangular Origami Box

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Fold Origami Grass / Flower Stem & Leaf
Origami Grass / Flower Stem & Leaf

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Easy Origami Cat Face
Easy Origami Cat Face

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

Learn How To Make An Easy Origami Flower
Easy Origami Flower

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Easy Origami Hat
Easy Origami Hat

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Easy Origami House
Easy Origami House

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Easy Origami Table
Origami Table

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make a Traditional Origami Crane
Traditional Origami Crane

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional

Folding Paper into Thirds 3 x 3 Grid
Folding Paper into Thirds

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

Folding Paper into Fourths 4 x 4 Grid
Folding Paper into Fourths

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

Folding Paper into Fifths 5 x 5 Grid
Folding Paper into Fifths

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Fold An Origami Square Base
Square / Preliminary Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Fold An Origami Water Bomb Base
Origami Water Bomb Base / Balloon Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Diamond Base
Origami Diamond Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Fold An Origami Blintz Base
Origami Blintz Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Organ Base
Origami Organ Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Bird Base
Origami Bird Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

Origami Pinwheel Base
Origami Pinwheel Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Fish Base
Origami Fish Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Fold An Origami Frog / Lily Base
Origami Frog / Lily Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Fold An Origami Pattern Base
Origami Pattern Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional

How To Make An Origami Table Base
Origami Table Base

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional