We love making fun origami projects for the holiday season! Making origami Christmas decorations is a wonderful activity for paper-folders of all ages. We have chosen our favorite origami Christmas crafts that make fun projects to do and festive decorations to display or give as gifts.
Best Christmas Origami Tutorials
The Japanese art of paper, also known as origami, is a great way to make handmade ornaments, paper stockings, an origami tree, and other fun paper crafts during Christmas time. You can use regular paper, wrapping paper, or whatever you have at hand to make an easy Christmas origami project.
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Younger kids will practice their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills, while older kids and adults will enjoy making colorful Christmas origami projects with a simple piece of paper.
Just grab a few strips of paper or square pieces of paper and follow the simple directions to make these easy projects.
1. Origami Star
Make bright origami stars for your Christmas tree! Why buy a Christmas start when you can make your own? This craft is perfect for older kids like in elementary school, but younger kids can make their own start with some adult assistance.
2. Origami Santa
Get your favorite craft supplies because we are making the most adorable origami Santa Christmas craft that is perfect for adults and kids of all ages! Make this craft even better by adding some googly eyes.
3. Origami Envelope
Make your own Christmas origami envelope for this jolly season and add a thoughtful Christmas card inside. This craft includes a printable gift tag for your convenience! Nothing beats handmade gifts.
4. Christmas Origami Tree
Bring your Christmas table to life with this Christmas tree origami! It’s a creative way to decorate your home while having fun – and using that extra paper you have around the house.
5. Origami Ornament
There’s nothing like making your own Christmas origami ornaments! You can choose the colors, and the size, and most importantly, it’s a fun family activity where everyone can participate and have fun.
6. Origami Stocking
Just follow the step-by-step instructions to make your very own origami stocking craft. This craft is great for kids as young as kindergarten age and older kids too. Don’t forget to add lots of candies inside.
7. Simple Origami Christmas Trees with Star
We love the simplicity of these folded Christmas trees with star toppers from Red Ted Art. Make a forrest of these lovely holiday trees out of different types of paper.
8. Luminary Origami Christmas Trees
Another folded Christmas tree idea we love from Red Ted Art is this festive luminary Christmas tree project that lights up in the dark for extra holiday fun.
9. Easy Origami Reindeer
One more favorite Christmas origami project from Red Ted Art is the oh so easy reindeer origami that is perfect for preschoolers.
10. Origami Wreath
This simple origami wreath from Gathering Beauty has it all…easy and festive for the holidays.
11. Fold an Origami Santa Hat for the Holidays
Another favorite Christmas origami idea also comes from Gathering Beauty…fold Santa hats!
12. Origami Christmas Balls for the Tree
I absolutely love this origami Christmas ornament from Homemade Gifts Made Easy – fold your own tree decorations this year!
MORE CHRISTMAS CRAFTS FROM KIDS ACTIVITIES BLOG
- Make your own Christmas tree slime!
- This Elf on the Shelf photo booth is so much fun for the little kids.
- Sew your own Christmas stocking for unique home decor.
- Christmas scavenger hunt is the perfect family fun for game night.
- This Christmas tree crafting is a fun way to re-purpose this holiday season.
Did you try these Christmas origami crafts? Which one was your favorite?