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Easy and Fun Origami Box for Kids

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Create this fun origami box with your students using this step by step process including photos. We have also included a video to help guide you and your students.  It is a lot easier than it looks, try it for yourself…

 

Step 1:

You will need 6 origami sheets. I used 17 cm x 17 cm origami sheets.

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Step 2:

Take one piece of paper and fold it in half.

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Step 3:

Unfold the piece of paper.

Then, fold each edge to the middle where the fold mark is from the second step.

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Step 4:

Turn the piece of paper over so that the paper flaps are face down on the table.

Then, fold one corner up to the opposite edge.

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Step 5:

Repeat the process with the opposite end.

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Step 6:

You will now need to do the same thing with the current corners.

This is a tricky step to explain. If your piece of paper doesn’t look like the picture below, watch the video again and this may help!

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Step 7:

You are done!

One anyway…repeat the process with the other five pieces of origami paper.

You will become a pro at it in no time!

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Step 8:

Now comes the fun part! You need to put each of the pieces together just like a jigsaw puzzle.

This can be a bit tricky. Start with two pieces.

Put one corner of one piece into the square part of another piece.

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Step 9:

Grab another piece and repeat step 8.

It will start to become evident how it all slots together.

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The picture below shows how one side of the box will look.

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Don’t let any of the square parts of each side overlap the corner parts of the other pieces.

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All done!!!

If I can do it…anyone can do it. Enjoy!

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