Arts & Crafts

Origami Santa

Origami Santa
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Fold your Santa out of paper. Makes a great Christmas card.

0 minutes
48 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 4 tots


  • 2 Origami paper (colored on one side only)


  1. Take one sheet of origami paper. With the colored side of the paper facing up, fold two edges of the paper in a quarter of the way toward the center.
  2. Turn your paper over and fold the unfolded edges to the center.
  3. From the center fold, fold down the two corners at an angle.
  4. Fold the top of the project down three-fourths of the way.
  5. The body of your santa is finished.
  6. Take the second piece of origami. With the colored side up, fold two adjacent edges inward just enough to show some white.
  7. Fold down the point opposite the folded white edges.
  8. Turn the paper over.
  9. Fold the left corner inward at an angle.
  10. Fold the right corner inward at an angle.
  11. Fold the top of the hat downward at an angle.
  12. Attach your santa hat to your santa body!

Developmental skills