Origami Games for Kids

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Origami Games for Kids

Learning to fold simple paper models is just the beginning in Origami Games for Kids! Children of all ages can enjoy playing 15 interactive games with their finished origami crafts. The paper models can be used to play 15 simple but highly entertaining games that will keep children engaged for hours, and allow them to collaborate as well as compete. 

It only takes a minute or two to fold up each game piece, and then you can use them to play the following exciting games:

  • Balancing Act—Who can keep the spinning wing balanced on the pyramid longer?
  • Basket Bombs—Shoot the ball through the hoop using the catapult!
  • Bowl ‘Em Over—How many bowling pins can you knock down at one time?
  • Can You Top This?—Build a tower of triangle chips as high as you can!
  • Chip Toss—How many triangle chips can you juggle between two inverted pyramids?
  • Fill ‘Er Up—Who can flip the most balls into the box using the dragon’s nose?
  • Football—Scoot the football in between the goal posts to score!
  • Frog Olympics—Spring the frog into, over or on top of the box!
  • Ghost Dodgers—Can you slide a triangle chip under the ghost without knocking it over?
  • Leap Frog—Keep the leaping frog leaping as long as possible!
  • Pick Up Chips—Carefully remove the triangle chips one at a time without jostling the adjacent ones!
  • Slay the Dragon—Take turns launching footballs at the dragon on the goal post until he’s knocked down!
  • Snap Dragon—Slide a penny under your opponent’s dragon without getting “pinched!”
  • Stormy Seas—Who can blow the sailboat from one end of the path to the other in the shortest time?
  • Timber!—Stack as many sheets as possible on top of the “tree” before it falls over!

These games will appeal to kids of all ages and personalities. Beyond having fun, origami engages children’s minds with the physical world—allowing them to make discoveries and solve problems. Research shows that origami stimulates the logical and creative sides of the brain, so both zones are actively engaged when folding. It also teaches the basics of geometry and has concrete benefits for developing minds. 

This kit contains:

  • A full-color 48-page origami instruction book
  • 48 sheets of high-quality, double-sided origami paper
  • 15 different paper models used to play 15 exciting games
  • Over 50 colorful stickers to decorate the models

This is such a great book to extend just building origami creations. Not only do you get visual instructions to build origami creations but you also get find instructions to play games. There is a lot packed in this book and my 10-year-old had no issues at all with it. He loves origami but has only made some animals before, this book has ways to extend those animals and more into games! Definitely fun for any new or old origami creator lover. 

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  1. Antoinette M says

    I tried it once, but I was not very good at it!

  2. Brenda Elsner says

    I have tried simple oragami.

  3. Dorothy Boucher says

    No I have yet to try any of these, but they look like so much fun! making them. I’m sure the kids would get a kick out of these.
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  4. When I was young we did this in elementary school.

  5. I’ve tried simple origami and made a star holiday ornament. The Japanese Origami Cranes are lovely to look at and a gift of peace.

  6. I have not.

  7. Catherine Lewis says

    Do Cootie Catchers count? I made those a lot in school.

  8. Nancy Burgess says

    No I have never tried it but would love to win it for my granddaughter.

  9. My kids and I folded origami for years. I haven’t folded for years now, but I am introducing it to my granddaughter this year at Christmas.

  10. I have tried origami before but I am terrible at it.

  11. Edna Williams says

    I’ve tried it before a very long time ago.

  12. i’ve tried a couple of times or so

  13. Yes, I have tried origami. It’s fun.

  14. No I haven’t tried it.

  15. I have tried origami before. Though not the best at it.

  16. Vickie Couturier says

    no i havent but it looks like a lot of fun

  17. Jamie Martin says

    I want to do more of it.

  18. I never tried Oragami. I did not know even know what it was.

  19. We have tried it before

  20. I tried it a long time ago when I was a kid.

  21. Yes, I have tried origami before. It is fun to do.

  22. laura feist says

    no we havent

  23. Lisa Williams says

    I tried it in school but I wasn’t good at it but my very artistic daughter would be.

  24. Angelica Dimeo says

    Yes I have when i was in school

  25. I have tried Origami before and find it enjoyable.

  26. I’ve never tried it but my daughter loves it.

  27. My husband has a origami book for adults, this one would be great to have also.

  28. Shirley Symon says

    I tried origami when I was in school. This would be a good activity when subbing

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