Easy Origami Ocean Garland You Can Make with Your Kids

Recently, my kids fell in love with the origami technique. They decided they wanted to learn it so we went searching for instructions in the internet. There are plenty options out there, for all tastes and levels, and this simple origami ocean garland is a great option for kids to make. They would have lots of fun!

How to Make an Origami Ocean Garland

1. Fold the square along the diagonals, then in half

2. Fold inside along the diagonal lines so to get a triangle

3. Fold the points to obtain the tail

4. On the other side draw the eyes, the mouths and all the details you’d like.

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For this craft,  you will need the following materials:

Color paper cut in squares

A piece of ribbon or string



And a lot of patience!

We made a few fish origami and attached them with a stapler to a string, alternated with shells beads. Isn’t it cute?

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If you are interested to learn more about origami crafts for kids, check out these great books.

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What is your favorite origami craft for kids?

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