ABC to Z Alphabet Origami Challenge – Letter S

Participate in our ABC to Z origami challenge! Here you find paper-folding prompts to give you direction and ideas to fold and share origami related to the LETTER S.

During this ABC to Z origami challenge, we are sharing origami models or concepts related to each letter of the alphabet. Once a week, on Thursday, we announce a new letter and highlight some posts that people share on our Facebook group. You are welcome to join!

Letter S (Week 19 of 26)

You can share models that you have folded previously, or, you may fold new models based on the suggestions you find here. You can also use my prompts as a starting point to explore your own ideas.

The following are prompts and links to origami tutorials that start with the letter S.

Feel free to fold or include any other model related to the letter S that might occur to you.

Shelf (Tutorial)Sheep (Tutorial)Strawberry (Tutorial)
Snake (Tutorial)Slinky (Tutorial)Sugar Skull (Tutorial)
Sanbo Box (Tutorial)Spinner (Tutorial)Sunflower (Tutorial)
Shirt Collar (Tutorial)Spoon (Tutorial)Swallowtail Butterfly (Tutorial)
Sweet (Tutorial)Star (Tutorial)Swan (Tutorial)
Santa (Tutorial)Stay-Home (Tutorial)Swimming Fish (Tutorial)
Shamrock (Tutorial)Symmetry (Tutorial)Sun (Tutorial)

When you share your origami models on the Origami Spirit Facebook Fan Group

  • Spell out the word related to your model. eg: S is for________”
  • IDEALLY –>Write the name of the model designer, if known.
  • Share any other information about the model you can think of.
  • Use the hashtag #ABCOrigami

The origami letter ‘S’ and the letters for the word ‘Origami’ in the above picture were designed by Coen van Someren (Netherlands) and folded by Leyla Torres.


Origami ABC UPDATE: Origami Related to the Letter S

These are some of the posts shared by Origami Spirit Fans on our Facebook Group

Each picture is numbered. Look under the photo gallery for a list of the people who shared each picture and the designers.

01 Simple Origami Butterfly • Folder: Nadime Sequeira (Designer: Traditional)
02 Origami Sea Wave of Cranes • Folder: Marian Adams (Designer: Traditional)
03 Origami Scooter • Folder: Irmin Samudera (Designer: Gerwin Sturm)
04 Origami Square Weave Tessellation • Folder: Madhura Gupta (Designer: Eric Gjerde)
05 Origami Sole Siciliano • Folder: Natalia Becerra (Designer: Natalia Becerra )
06 Origami Six-fold Sailboat • Folder: Joy Lin (Designer: Max D.)
07 Origami Stegosaurus • Folder: Colin Webb (Designer: Fumiaki Kawahata)
08 Origami Sequence • Folder: Andrea Slade (Designer: Andrew Stoker & Sasha Williamson)
09 Origami Spanish Eye • Folder: Mona Bhardwaj (Designer: Leyla Torres)
10 Origami Snake • Folder: Fabrizio Pianosi (Designer: Gen Hagiwara)
11 Origami Small Star • Folder: Tara Woltjen (Designer: Traditional)
12 Origami Sparaxis Kusudama • Folder: Irmin Samudera (Designer: Ekaterina Lukasheva)
13 Origami Sailboat • Folder: Susan Townsend (Designer: Traditional)
14 Origami Squirrel • Folder: F Pianosi (Designer: Raimond P.)
15 Origami Swan • Folder: Lucy McIvor (Designer: Traditional)
16 Origami Smiley on a Shelf • Folder: Berti Kaiser (Designer: J. Nakashima and V’ann Cornelius)
17 Origami Sun • Folder: Francesco Brotzu (Designer: Jo Nakashima)
18 Origami Space Scorpio • Folder: Laura Lee Paxson (Designer: Muneji Fuchimoto)

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