Origami Videos for Beginners

  • On this page you will find links to video instructions to learn easy origami, suitable for children and those people with little or no experience folding paper. origami figures include birds, a boat, a salt cellar, a windmill, a heart, a frog, a penguin, boxes, a puppet. Click an image to view it’s associated blog post and video.
  • Below the thumbnails, you will also find a window to view our Youtube playlist for easy origami for the beginner.
  • For a list of all our video tutorials to learn origami, visit Origami Spirit main VIDEOS page.

Origami cat

origami horse -bookmark

origami fortune

origami candy-corn

origami envelope spanish

origami-penguin

easy origami boxes

origamibookmark

origami jumping frog

origami-puppet-rikki

origami-heart-letterfold

tree of hearts

paper-plane

origami boat traditional

bird origami

cootie catcher

windmill base variations

popcorn bag

water-bomb

heart-ildiko

iPod-stand

Click the black bar at the bottom of the YouTube window for a listing of all the videos to learn origami in this playlist.

Learn Origami

These video playlist shows how to make several easy origami figures perfect for the beginning level paper folder. Although the videos are narrated in English with Spanish subtitles, origami is a universal language spoken through the movement of the hands, and the videos can be understood by anyone anywhere.

Many people learn origami on their own, following videos or books. Each person has different needs and different learning pace and style. I suggest you start by following videos for these simpler figures. Even if you are not too attracted by the model in itself. The process of folding can be very rewarding and you can learn a lot from it.

Once you fold the figures suggested here, try with models listed here.

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Carrie March 30, 2013 at 10:00 pm

I am wondering if you know how to do the bird out of ribbon. I had a friends sister make me some many years ago and I would like to be Abilene to make some new ones for myself. I have seen a video on you tube by someone but I just could not follow it.

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Leyla Torres March 31, 2013 at 9:53 am

Hi Carrie,
I’ve seen the bird, but haven’t made it myself. I’ll add it on my list of figures to consider for Origami Spirit. Thank you!

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