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Easy Origami Bow Craft Tutorial For Kids

Easy Origami Bow Craft Tutorial For Kids

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Easy Origami Bow Craft Tutorial For Kids

This easy origami craft tutorial will show kids how to make a beautiful bow out of paper. This fun activity is perfect for birthday parties, play dates or just a fun way to spend the day. With simple instructions and colorful paper, your children will have a blast making origami bows.

The origami we are going to make today is a clothing item used to make your attire formal and more presentable. This tutorial will take complex foldings to create the origami. These complex folding are only complex in terms of looks, but very easy in creating. With a single sheet of paper, you can make this bow tie. We will be using a sheet of paper with fruit print on it to make it more appealing. So, collect the little material required to make it, and let’s get started.

Easy Origami Bow Craft For Kids

Easy Origami Bow Craft Tutorial For Kids

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Materials Required

  • A sheet of paper
  • scissors

Procedure

Step 1: Starting With The Sheet Of Paper

Starting with the sheet of paper- Step-by-step guide to making a paper bow with origami for children

Take a sheet of paper and divide it into four parts by folding it three, horizontally. Now, open the sheet and cut the last part at the bottom as shown in the picture below.

Step 2: Examining The Sheet

Examining the sheet- How to fold a paper bow - an origami tutorial for kids

The sheet now has two-fold marks and three sections. Place this sheet on the table.

Step 3: Starting The Folding Process

Starting the folding process- Making a bow out of paper with origami for kids

Fold the bottom side of the sheet following the marks of the fold you made earlier. See the picture for reference.

Step 4: Making A Smaller Fold On This Fold

Making a smaller fold on this fold- Simple origami bow making instructions for children

Make a further fold on this side by folding it in half by turning it backward. This will divide the previous fold into half and create two folds layered on each other on the bottom side of the sheet. See the picture below for reference.

Step 5: Making Similar Folds On The Top Of The Sheet

Making similar folds on the top of the sheet- An origami bow craft tutorial for children

Following the previous two steps, make similar folds on the top section of the sheet. The folds now are aligned next to each other right in the middle of the sheet, horizontally. See the picture below for reference.

Step 6: Making A Vertical Fold On The Sheet

Making a vertical fold on the sheet- Crafting a paper bow with origami for kids

Fold this sheet into half, vertically. The sheet now has reduced in size a lot due to all the foldings. See the picture below for reference.

Step 7: Making Two Folds At The Top

Making two folds at the top- Learning to make a bow with origami for kids

Make a small fold at the top corner of this sheet by inverting it to the middle of the sheet. Repeat the process on the other corner at the top of the folded sheet as well. The sides of the small folds are now aligned next to each other as shown in the picture below.

Step 8: Modifying These Small Folds

Modifying these small folds- A guide to creating an origami paper bow for children

Open both the two folds you just made and place your index finger on the marks of the fold at the top right side of the sheet. Now, push on the mark making the sheet fold inwards. Flatten the outside of this inverted fold to lock the shape. See the picture below for reference.

Step 9: Repeating The Process On The Other Side As Well

Repeating the process on the other side as well- Paper bow crafting with origami for kids

Repeat the previous step on the marks on the left side of the top section of the sheet as well. See the picture below for reference. This shall make a pointed end at the top of the sheet.

Step 10: Opening The Sheet

Opening the sheet- Tutorial for a paper bow with origami for little ones

Put your thumbs on the back side of the entire folded sheet and open the vertical fold you made earlier to reveal this backside. See the picture below for reference.

Step 11: Making Another Vertical Fold

Making another vertical fold- Simple origami bow making instructions for children

Fold the sheet into half by making the fold in forward direction than in a backward one. Do not follow the lines of the previous vertical fold. Press in on the fold to seal the shape. See the picture below for reference.

Step 12: Making Small Folds At The Top

Making small folds at the top- Crafting a paper bow with origami for kids

The previous fold shall reveal open-ended sides at the top. Now, make small triangular folds on the two open-ended sides on the front side at the top of the sheet. The folds should be aligned next to each other as shown in the picture below.

Step 13: Repeating The Process On The Side Below

Repeating the process on the side below- A guide to creating an origami paper bow for children

Repeat the previous step on the two open-ended sides at the back of the vertically folded sheet. See the picture below for reference.

Step 14: Opening The Fold In The Middle

Opening the fold in the middle- Tutorial for a paper bow with origami for little ones

Open the vertical fold you made earlier by holding the two sides of the sheet and stretching them out gently. See the picture below for reference.

Step 15: Adjusting The Shape In The Middle

Adjusting the shape in the middle- Step-by-step guide to making a paper bow with origami for children

Adjust the shape in the middle by pressing down on the sides attached to it and the shape itself as well as shown in the picture below.

Step 16: Opening The Folds On The Sides A Little

Opening the folds on the sides a little- Making a bow out of paper with origami for kids

Stretch out the layered folds on both sides of the shape and press down on the two-fold marks in the mid-section of the sheet on both sides. This shall create the shape you desire the sides to have. See the picture below for complete reference.

Now, Your Craft is Ready!!

Your Craft is Ready!!- An origami bow craft tutorial for children

With this final step, our bow is ready to go.

You can paste it on the cover of your notebook or any book to make it more fun or you can decorate a gift box using this bow. You learned complex yet easy folding techniques in this tutorial. Think of more such brilliant ideas to create more amazing crafts. Keep practicing the techniques you learn in these tutorials and keep up the good work. Best of luck.

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This simple paper bow craft is a great activity for children to do on a rainy day. It is easy to make and requires minimal supplies. Kids will have a blast creating these colorful bows to decorate their room or give as a gift!

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