Learn to make a cute little heart with just a strip or paper. It is similar to the origami star, but a little easier!
Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper.
Things You'll Need
- strip of paper
- scissors (optional)
With a small strip of paper, about 8-10 cm long and 1-2 cm wide. Make sure the blank colored side is facing you.
Starting on right end, fold one corner to the top line. (shown on photo)
Fold it to the left, it should make a triangle shape again. Continue folding in this manner until you get to the end of the strip. (must have a triangle shape)
Leaving about 1-2 cm, fold the very end to form a pyramid.
Use the end to tuck into the slot part of the triangle. You should get 1 triangle shape.
Push down gently on the middle area to form the middle of the heart.
Flatten the sides, and cut to shape if you like.
Tips & Warnings
- Get creative with the little hearts, they can be used for fillers, little gifts, decorations, etc.
How to Fold an Origami Heart
Create a simple paper heart using origami folding techniques. This activity is ideal for beginners to origami.