With summer rapidly approaching, kids will have lots of leisure time and the freedom to explore fun-filled activities. But, they get bored quickly and parents are always looking for opportunities to keep their children productively occupied, while still having lots of fun. Origami offers kids the chance to learn and hone new skills while making beautiful projects.
There are lots of Origami kits and paper on the market, so it’s a matter of choosing a subject. Tuttle carries a variety of interactive kits and a wide selection of gorgeous origami paper that kids can explore and test their creative abilities. Plus, Origami sharpens your concentration, agility and fine motor skills. It’s also calming and relaxing and will put you in that needed zen space.
Color Your Own Origami
The Color Your Own Origami kit comes with everything kids will need to create twelve different engaging projects. The kit comes with:
♥48 Folding Sheets featuring 12 different Coloring Designs
♥32 Page Instruction Booklet
♥12 Origami Projects
♥7 Fine-Tipped Art Markers
Each project has step by step instructions that are easy to follow. Kids will have a blast putting their mark on the included artwork with their choices of colors. Projects include Chinese Tea Table, Masu Box, Balloon, Swallow, Picture Frame, Pinwheel, Scarab, Jumping Frog, Luna Moth and Japanese Lantern.
Super Cute Origami
The Super Cute Origami kit will get kids creative abilities flowing with all the craft material included. It comes with:
♥48 sheets of colorful origami paper
♥Over 35 sticker accessories
♥100 stick-on pearls in assorted colors
♥150 glittering sequins
♥50 assorted stick-on rhinestones
♥Lace Washi tape
♥A full-color book with folding instructions and tips for decorating the models
Kids lots of fun making cute little projects and freedom to embellish and bedazzle with colorful sequins, pearls, rhinestones and stickers. They can also doodle and color them after the folding is done. Projects include a Crown, Daruma Doll, Hina Dolls, Cupcake, Christmas Tree, Peacock and a Diya Oil Lamp.
Kids are mesmerized with space, galaxies, the star system and intergalactic exploration. Now they can blast off into space with 12 out-of-this-world origami projects. Kit includes:
- A full-color instruction book containing easy, step-by-step instructions for all 12 models
- 48 sheets of folding paper
- A 21″ x 24″ fun and educational wall poster
- Online video tutorials
Also included in the kit is a large wall poster exploding with colorful graphics featuring our Solar System, Milky Way and more. It makes great wall art for kids bedrooms. Projects included in this kit include a Space Plane, Moon, Dwarf Star, Comet, Red Giant Star, the Sun, a Rocket and many more.
Once kids make the projects included in the above kits, they will naturally want to make duplicates. This requires having more origami paper on hand for these occasions. Tuttle has a large selection of origami paper packs that feature a variety of design themes.
The Origami 500 Chiyogami Paper offers 6-inch double-sided sheets with gorgeous bright and bold colored patterns with a hint of gold metallic overlays. They’re perfect for any project and the best value for your dollar.
The Origami Kimono 6-inch sheets feature 12 beautiful patterns including cranes, swans, blossoms, and other intricate designs. Each of the 200 sheets is printed with a coordinating color on the reverse to provide an aesthetically pleasing contrast.
The delicious Origami Candy paper is quite popular. They are fashioned after some of our favorite bonbons and comes with twelve different prints – candy corn, jelly beans and more. Kids will have fun creating the six different projects included. Let this summer be a creative one!
Disclaimer: I received free products from Hasbro to facilitate a review. All opinions are my own, yours may differ.