Arts & Crafts

Origami Leaf and Caterpillar

Origami Leaf and Caterpillar
Photo by: Susanna

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A very simple origami that is fun to play with.

Time
0 minutes
Ages
24 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 4 tots
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Supplies

  • 1 piece of green origami paper
  • 1 strip of colored paper (for the caterpillar)
  • 1 straw (to blow the caterpillar so he "walks.")
  • 1 Markers

Steps

  1. Fold the green piece of origami paper in half to make a triangle.
  2. Fold up the right corner of the triangle, creasing it.
  3. Fold down the top corner of the triangle about an inch.
  4. Flip the origami over and fold down the top corner of the triangle about an inch.
  5. Unfold the triangle to create the leaf. Fold the colored strip like a fan to make a caterpillar. Draw a face with a marker. Use a straw to blow the caterpillar on the leaf to "walk."

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