How to make a simple origami kitten


сделать простого котенка оригами

Children under the age of 5-6 years will certainly be interested in making this project, especially if the child loves to watch cartoons about a kitten. On paper, they are able to work using their imagination. With the technique of origami this project will be very easy to do. But even if its the first time they learn about it, they can start to learn to fold paper to make this simple toy.

You´ll need

  • Colored paper
  • Scissors


  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    You will need to use 2 paper squares.

  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    You can bend them out of a sheet of rectangular shape paper: bend and pull the top corner down to the width along the length of the figure.

  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    Fold the square so that the fold line (diagonal) is in a horizontal position. Bottom corner bend up, do the same thing with the upper corner.

  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    Fold in half: Get trapeze shape taper the sides down (curved corners inside).

  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    Fold  the resulting figure in half. This step is required to get a fold line which reference to bend the ears.

  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    Bend the right “wing” of trapeze to get the ear: side of the trapezoid should be parallel to the center fold line, but at a distance from it. Repeat the same thing on the left.

  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    Head of the kitten is ready. Now create its trunk. Take the second square, add up diagonally in half to make a triangle. The bottom right corner is bent upwards. This will be the tail.

  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    The most difficult thing for kids at this stage is to turn the tail up: expand the square, along the lines bend the tail curved upwards, and then add up diagonally again.

  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    The trunk is ready and it can be placed in an upright position. Use its “feet” to move apart for sustainability.

  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    Upper corner of the body is inserted into the “head”. The kitten is almost ready.

  • сделать простого котенка оригами

    All that you need to do is to create a muzzle. You may use cut paper shapes, drawing pencils or pens, etc.


  • Be careful that the child does not get hurt when using scissors or any art material.

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  1. tinytreats 16 April 2013 :

    I agree with you, maybe I can learn this and then teach it to my children, they would love to make some of their favorite cartoon character origami. Nice steps to follow.

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