Kai-lan Paper Origami

Kai-lan Paper Origami

Origami ideas for small hands. Help your preschooler crease and fold their way to making a panda, tiger, grasshopper, or flower garden.

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Kai-lan Paper Origami

Craft Features

Lots for Kids to Do
This craft has plenty of steps kids can do, like tracing, coloring, decorating, and cutting with safety scissors.

Developmental Skills

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Ages: 3-6

Materials

Directions

  1. Step 1: Make printouts

    Print out the origami templates and instructions that you want to use. You can choose from a panda, tiger, grasshopper, or flower.

  2. Step 2: Crease and fold

    Follow the instructions provided with the printable. Origami is basically a series of creases and folds. These origami pieces have a limited number of easy-to-follow steps that make origami child's play.

  3. Step 3: Add a face

    For the animal origami, let your preschooler draw on the faces to bring them to life.

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        It's perfect for your kids' Pop!

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