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# How to Make an Origami Butterfly Ring Video

2 mins | Years: 3 - 6

Make cute origami butterfly rings with your students using this easy-to-follow video containing origami butterfly instructions.

## How to Make an Origami Butterfly Ring

Are you looking for the perfect brain break for a class full of mentally frazzled students? Or perhaps you are onto your third wet weather lunch of the week, and desperately need some new activities to keep your students busy while they are stuck indoors? Whatever the situation, your students will love engaging with Teach Starter’s series of origami paper ring videos!

Origami paper rings provide an imaginative variation on classic paper folding, enabling students to create delightful animal-themed rings to wear. Crafting these origami rings requires meticulous folding methods to shape paper into delightful animal designs that are not only durable but also visually captivating. This activity serves as a fantastic avenue for improving students’ fine motor abilities while igniting their inventive spirit!

In our origami video tutorial, students will learn how to craft a delightful origami butterfly ring. Using just a few strips of coloured paper, students can fashion their own adorable butterfly-inspired paper rings. They can also use coloured markers to add decorative patterns to their butterfly’s wings, making each paper butterfly ring truly unique!

## How to Use These Origami Butterflies

Don’t let your students’ newly created origami butterfly rings fly away just yet! Here are some ideas as to how you might include these paper creations in your classroom:

1. Storytelling Props – Students can use their butterfly origami paper rings as props during storytelling sessions. They can incorporate the butterfly rings into narratives or use them to represent characters in stories, enhancing their storytelling skills and imagination.
2. Numeracy Activities – Butterfly origami paper rings can be used for maths lessons involving counting, sorting and patterning. Students can count the number of rings, sort them by colour or create patterns using the butterfly designs. This hands-on approach makes mathematical concepts more tangible and engaging.
3. Cultural Literacy – Students can use butterfly origami paper rings to explore cultural traditions and symbols related to butterflies in different countries. They can research butterfly folklore, mythology or symbolism in various cultures and create presentations or displays showcasing their findings.

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