Christmas Origami

We love making fun origami projects for the holiday season! They are a fun way to add a personal touch to your already beautiful Christmas decorations. Here are our favorite 6 origami Christmas decorations you can do today!

Making origami decorations is a wonderful activity for paperfolders of all ages. 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.

Image shows four Christmas origami crafts: a Santa origami, ornament origami, christmas tree origami and star origami. from Kids activities blog

Favorite 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.

Just grab a few strips of paper or square pieces of paper and follow the simple directions to make these easy projects.

Happy holidays!

Image shows a Christmas star origami on top of christmas tree origami craft. From Kids activities blog
Decorate your Christmas tree with a original star.

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.

Image shows a Santa origami craft with christmas decorations behind it. from kids activities blog
We love colorful Santas!

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.

Image shows a christmas origami envelope with a christmas gift tag inside, and a ribbon for decoration.
How cute!

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.

Image shows a compilation of origami christmas trees. from Kids activities blog
Make a cute and easy origami Christmas tree origami

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.

Image shows a Christmas origami ornament hanging from a tree. idea from Kids activities blog
DIY ornaments are so much fun to make.

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.

Imagae shows an origami stocking with christmas decorations next to it and a candy cane inside.
Super cute and very useful!

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.


Did you try these Christmas origami crafts? Which one was your favorite?

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