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1. Heart

Pink Folding Paper Valentine Heart Art for Window by Oskar's Wooden Ark in Australia

Step 1

Step 1 of 9 of Origami Heart Window Sun Catcher Design by Oskar's Wooden Ark in Australia

Begin with a square piece of paper.

Step 2

Step 2 of 9 of Silk Tissue Paper Folding Heart Window Sticker by Oskar's Wooden Ark in Australia

Fold the paper in half diagonally to form a triangle.

Step 3

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Unfold the paper to reveal a crease.

Step 4

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Fold the paper in half diagonally in the opposite direction to form another triangle.

Step 5

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Unfold the paper again to reveal an X-shaped crease.

Step 6

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Fold two adjacent corners to meet the centre line.

Step 7

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Fold the bottom edges inward so they align with the centre fold, creating a point at the bottom.

Step 8

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Fold the upper left corner down to meet the center fold.

Step 9

Step 9 of 9 of Origami for Kids Heart Design for Window Sun Catcher by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Repeat steps 1-8 with a second square piece of paper. Tape the two pieces together at the edges to form a heart shape.

Pink and Yellow Origami Butterfly Easy Step by Step Window Art Tutorial for Kids by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

2. Butterfly

Step 1

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Follow steps 1-9 in the Heart tutorial to create two separate heart designs. These will be the butterfly's wings.

Step 2

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Using the single sheet of paper in a contrasting colour, follow steps 1-8 in the Heart tutorial to create the butterfly's body.

Step 3

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Fold the opposing sides to meet the centre line to form the butterfly's body.

Step 4

Step 4 of 4 of Easy to Follow Paper Folding Origami Butterfly Tutorial for Kids by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Attach the wings to the back of the body (we have used tape) ensuring they are symmetrical.

3. Shamrock

Green Clover Shamrock Folding Kite Paper Translucent Window Art Design by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Step 1

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Follow steps 1-8 in the Heart tutorial.

Step 2

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Make two small folds on either side of the upper left point you folded down in step 8 of the Heart tutorial.

Step 3

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Repeat steps 1 & 2 until you have three hearts.

Step 4

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Follow steps 1-7 in the Heart tutorial to begin forming the stem.

Step 5

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Fold the opposing sides of the stem piece to meet the centre line.

Step 6

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Repeat step 5 to create a thinner piece for the stem.

Step 7

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Attach the three hearts to the stem, positioning them so the points just touch, leaving a small space between each heart.

White and Yellow Daisy Tissue Paper Flower Basic Origami Folding Tutorial by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

4. Daisy

Step 1

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Follow steps 1-9 of the Heart tutorial. Repeat four times so you have four hearts.

Step 2

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Cut out a circle in the different colour paper for the centre.

Step 3

Step 3 of 3 Easy Paper Folding Flower Step by Step Tutorial for Kids by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Arrange the four hearts so that their edges are just touching, then secure them with tape. Glue the circle to the centre.

5. Lotus

Pink and Green Lotus Paper Folding Step by Step Easy Activity for Kids by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Step 1

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Follow steps 1-7 of the Heart tutorial. Repeat for all the pink and green pieces.

Step 2

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Glue the five pink pieces together at their centre folds, aligning the points.

Step 3

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Glue the three green pieces together, ensuring the points align as well. Spread them out to match the width of the pink pieces.

Step 4

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Attach both pieces together, with the green pieces positioned behind the pink ones.

Rainbow Waldorf Star Window Sun Catcher Activity for Kids by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

6. Star

Step 1

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Begin with a square piece of paper.

Step 2

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Fold the paper in half diagonally to form a triangle.

Step 3

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Unfold the paper to reveal the crease.

Step 4

Step 4 of 8 of Translucent Waldorf Window Star Sun Catcher for Window by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Fold the paper in half diagonally in the opposite direction to form another triangle, then unfold it.

Step 5

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Fold the bottom left corner up to meet the centre fold.

Step 6

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Repeat the previous step on the other side to complete the first point of your star. Repeat steps 1-6 for all eight sheets.

Step 7

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Use glue to attach each piece to the previous one, ensuring their points meet at the centre.

Step 8

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Repeat step 7 for all pieces to form your star.

7. Dragonfly

Blue and Green Kite Paper Folding Dragonfly Window Decor by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Step 1

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Follow steps 1-8 of the Heart tutorial.

Step 2

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Fold the left side into the centre fold to form a point.

Step 3

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Repeat the previous step on the other side. 
Repeat steps 1-3 three more times to form the wings.

Step 4

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Follow steps 1-8 of the Heart tutorial on the remaining piece of paper to begin the dragonfly's body.

Step 5

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Fold the opposing sides to meet the centre line.

Step 6

Step 6 of 7 of Waldorf Kite Paper Dragonfly Activity Window Decor by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Repeat step 5 to create a thinner body.

Step 7

Step 7 of 7 of Easy Step by Step Origami Dragonfly Window Decor for Kids by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Attach the wings to the back of the body (we have used tape) ensuring they are symmetrical.

Red and White Kite Paper Folding Toadstool Mushroom Window Art by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

8. Mushroom

Step 1

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Follow steps 1-5 of the Heart tutorial.

Step 2

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Fold the lower right corner into the centre point.

Step 3

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Unfold it to reveal the crease you just made.

Step 4

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Fold the upper left corner to meet the newly formed crease.

Step 5

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Fold the lower right corner upward, overlapping the upper left corner slightly.

Step 6

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Fold the upper right corner inward to align with the upper left corner.

Step 7

Step 7 of 9 of Basic Paper Folding Mushroom Tutorial for Kids by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Repeat the previous step with the lower left corner to complete the top of the mushroom.

Step 8

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Follow steps 1-8 in the Heart tutorial to create the base of the mushroom.

Step 9

Step 9 of 9 of Japanese Paper Folding Mushroom Decor for Window by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Attach the base to the back of the mushroom top.

9. Tulip

Blue Tulip Paper Folding Flower Tutorial for Beginners of Origami by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Step 1

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Begin with a square piece of paper for the bud of the tulip, orientated so it looks like a diamond.

Step 2

Step 2 of 14 of Silk Tissue Paper Flower Design for Kids by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Fold the paper in half to form a triangle.

Step 3

Step 3 of 14 of Step by Step Paper Folding Tulip Flower Activity for Kids by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Fold one side of the triangle inward, creating a crease at the centre.

Step 4

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Repeat the previous step on the other side, then flip the piece over.

Step 5

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Fold one of the new points inward.

Step 6

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Repeat the previous step on the other side to complete the tulip bud.

Step 7

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For the stem, follow steps 1-2 before folding the right corner to meet the centre fold. 

Step 8

Step 8 of 14 of Waldorf Kite Paper Folding Flowers Window Sun Catcher Tutorial by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Repeat the previous step on the other side.

Step 9

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Fold the bottom edge up to meet the centre fold.

Step 10

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Repeat the previous step on the other side.

Step 11

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Fold the upper right edge inward to align with the centre fold.

Step 12

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Repeat the previous step on the other side.

Step 13

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Overlap the bottom point over the top one, positioning it diagonally.

Step 14

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Attach the stem to the back of the bud to form your tulip.

Red Maple Autumn Leaf Paper Folding Tutorial for Window by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

10. Leaf

Step 1

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Prepare 3 x pieces measuring 13cm (L) & 8cm (W), and 2 x pieces measuring 9cm (L) & 5cm (W).

Step 2

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Begin with a 13 x 8 cm piece first.

Step 3

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Fold it in half long ways.

Step 4

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Unfold it to reveal the newly made crease.

Step 5

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Fold each of the four points inward to align with the centre fold.

Step 6

Step 6 of 20 of Paper Folding Autumn Leaf Guide for Kids by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Unfold them all to reveal the newly made creases.

Step 7

Step 7 of 20 of Easy Kite Paper Autumn Leaf by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Fold each of the four points inwards, this time aligning them with the crease made in the previous step.

Step 8

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For the two bottom corners, fold down the crease made in step 6 to align with the centre fold.

Step 9

Step 9 of 20 of Silk Folding Paper Leaf for Origami Beginners by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

For the two upper corners, fold them along the crease made in step 7.

Step 10

Step 10 of 20 of Simple Paper Autumn Leaf Decoration for Window by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Fold the two upper corners inwards to the centre fold. Repeat steps 1-10 for the other two 13 x 8 cm pieces.

Step 11

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With the 9 x 5 cm piece, follow steps 1-5.

Step 12

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Follow step 7 for the bottom corners only.

Step 13

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Follow step 10 for the bottom corners only. Repeat steps 11-13 for the other 9 x 5 cm piece.

Step 14

Step 14 of 20 of Basic Autumn Leaf Translucent Window Art Decor by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Attach the three larger pieces together along the first crease made in step 5, with the longer sides pointing outwards.

Step 15

Step 15 of 20 of Window Art Autumn Leaf Tutorial for Children by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Attach the two smaller pieces to the centre folds of the two outside larger pieces.

Step 16

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Follow steps 1-7 of the Heart tutorial to begin creating the stem.

Step 17

Step 17 of 20 of Origami for Kids Autumn Leaf Paper Folding Activity by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Fold the opposing sides of the stem piece to meet the centre fold.

Step 18

Step 18 of 20 of Seasonal Window Decor Paper Folding Autumn Leaf by Oskar’s Wooden Ark in Australia

Repeat the previous step to create a thinner piece for the stem.

Step 19

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Repeat again.

Step 20

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Attach the stem to the back of the leaf.

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