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How to Make an Origami Hearty Santa and Elf

Raise your hand if you enjoy making origami Santas! This delightful Origami Hearty Santa, designed by origami artist, Beth Johnson will definitely steal your heart! I don’t want to miss an opportunity to fold a Santa and much less this heart-warming Hearty Santa. As an additional bonus, the same process of folding this Santa can … Read more

Origami Santa Claus -It’s a Star and a Christmas Box Too!

Santa Claus, the beloved character for children at Christmas and for origami creators! I’ve featured a few Origami Santas in Origami Spirit before. As I was playing with David Brill’s star box, presented on the previous post, it occurred to me to transform his star box into this Star Santa simply by adding a beard. Some … Read more

Christmas Greetings -A Stop Motion Origami Animation

A Christmas and holiday greeting to you, your families, friends, and loved ones. Today is the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. From one of my south-facing windows, I can see the sun following its lowest and shortest arc across the sky. The good news is that for the next six months, the days will … Read more

Christmas Origami, How to Make a Saint Nicholas

We might have been born and raised on a mountain top, or on a beach by the ocean, or maybe in the Pampas, the Tropics, or Artic. We might have different celebrations and festivities, but no matter what stories we are told as children, what ritual moments we share with our close ones, these are the true … Read more

How to Make a Fun Origami Santa Claus Puppet

Are you looking for something fun and easy to do with children this Christmas and holiday season? With this Santa Claus talking puppet you will be a hit with your children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews. Imagine the joy and family memories you will create! Materials needed to make this paper puppet:A rectangular piece of paper … Read more

How to Make an Origami Santa Gift Box

Looking for a cute, easy-to-make Christmas present for family or friends? A while back I came up with this origami Santa Claus and Elf gift-box idea, and it might be just what you’re looking for. The gift boxes are easy to fold and you don’t even need glue to make them!  They were inspired by a … Read more