Take your pick from these amazing paper folding or Origami art & craft ideas for kids to introduce your little; one of the amazing Japanese art of paper folding. Paper folding origami is a cheap craft mainly made out of one sheet of paper. The concepts and designs of folded paper or the art of paper folding craft work is to create both two-three dimensional subjects with varying difficulty levels. There’s something for everyone…paper crafts for kids and paper crafts for adults… so no one will get bored and would have the difficulty he/she enjoys the most.

One of the most popular terms used in paper crafts is ‘Origami’ probably the most popular art and has gradually gained popularity all over the world. Since paper has been invented around 105 A.D, it is hard to come up with an exact invention timeline of origami. It might have been developed independently around the world but it is wildly believed that the Japanese are the first to use paper folding.

The art of paper folding has no evidence to exist before 1600. So it might have been originated during the sixth century as a medium for art and was initially known as orikata (folded shapes).  Latter in 1880 the craft of folded shapes from paper became known as origami. Origami was a craft only for the aristocrats due to the high price of paper. Japanese monks folded origami figures for religious purposes and in various formal events alone to symbolize sincerity and purity. Now days, origami projects are widely used in many purposes; gifts,  gift boxes  to hold presents or cards, folded cards and envelopes, decorations, decorative items and many more.

The word origami is in our days is refer to all kinds of paper folding techniques which are several. Some use one piece of paper without any cuts, while others with paper cutting.

Origami is a fun  folding art for any age; it provides great fine motor skill practice. We’ve rounded up 15 fun paper folding for kids-easy. Origami craft projects is an easy art and craft with paper ranges from simple techniques of easy paper folding to varying difficulty. You and your kids can enjoy making paper folding crafts ideas step by step for Kids. Here are top 15 origami for kids as most are simple craft work with paper and it’s so exciting to see the creation appear!

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