Here’s a fun craft that is perfect for Valentine’s Day! Have kids make an origami heart bookmark at the school party or create together for a family activity. Such an easy DIY Valentine craft!
Origami Heart Bookmark Craft For Valentine’s Day
Origami, or Japanese paper folding, is actually quite simple to do. Sure there are some more intricate designs, but for the most part if you take the folding step by step then you’ll be successful. The art of this type of paper folding dates back to as early as 1603 so this particular Valentine craft can also be a history lesson, too. That’s why it’s perfect for a school Valentine party!
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DIY Origami Heart Bookmark Instructions
Take an origami craft paper, or cut out a 6×6 square piece of paper for your origami heart bookmark.
Fold the paper into a triangle.
Then again, fold the triangle in half.
Open up the fold it will create a vertical crease on the middle.
Now, take the right corner of the triangle and bring down do the end of the crease aligned with the vertical line.
Similarly, bring the left corner of the triangle downwards.
Now open up the folds again.
Take the top part of the triangle and bring it upwards.
Fold it along with the creases.
Fold back the right and left corners.
Trim the edges of the points.
Now take the left portion, and fold it inwards.
Similarly, fold the right part as well.
Draw a heart shape on the bookmark, then cut it along the lines to finish making your heart bookmark.
So easy to make!
See what I mean? So easy to do!
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