With this fun activity we will learn to fold the paper in different ways, according to the technique of Origami, so that we can easily make interesting shapes and designs of any kind. Origami is the Japanese art of folding and unfolding a paper with the help of hands to form a shape without cutting it or using glue.


  • Increase memory usage
  • Encouraging the creativity of the individual
  • Increased dexterity and better hand-eye coordination
  • Development of discipline, patience and perseverance
  • Improving mathematical comprehension through geometry

Duration: 60 min

Number of participants: 5 – 10


Square papers of different colors


The instructor begins the training of the participants in the technique of Origami, with a simple design such as that of the pelican. Explains in detail the steps for the construction, giving the necessary time to the participants.

1. Start with your paper white side up. Fold in half, along the line shown, then open out again.

2. ers into the center line, and crease well.

3. Fold the outside edges into the center once again.

4. Turn model over and fold bottom point up to the top point. Crease very well.


5. Fold in half.

6. Rotate model so it is now lying down.

7. Raise the inside triangle upwards slowly, then flatten and crease well.

8. Inside Reverse Fold the head along the crease shown.

9. Fold each wing upward as shown, then fold it back again slightly. The pelican will now rest on its wings and sit up.

Finished Pelican!

You can find instructions and drawings for Origami constructions at https://www.origami-fun.com/

Expected outcomes:

At the end of the activity participants will be able to:

  • Do a design with the technique of Origami
  • Make the best use of their memory