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Origami for Kids Star Dangler | Paper Craft > Origami

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Difficulty Level Beginner
Origami for Kids Star Dangler | Hobbyideas
A perfect Origami project for kids. It is mighty easy to make and looks pretty ornamental too. Origami for kids is a good way to improve a child's logic and motor skills.
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take the pentagon shape to make the 5 point star.

STEP 2
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Fold the pentagon shape in the centre from all the pointed sides.
Now you will get the centre point of the pentagon along with the crease lines

STEP 3
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Fold up the bottom edge so that the two corners meet the crease lines which are above the centre you have just made.

STEP 4
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Unfold again, and then make the same fold for all the other sides of the pentagon, so that you have a set of creases like this.
Here you can see the folded lines showing the star shape.

STEP 5
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Fold in the left edge along one of the creases you just made. Then fold up the bottom edge, at the same time pulling the corner of the pentagon out to the left like this. Squash the fold flat.
Refer to the image.

STEP 6
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Unfold completely. Rotate the pentagon 1/5th of a rotation so that the next side is at the bottom, then repeat the folds as in the image above.
Do the same thing for all the rest of the sides of the pentagon.
When you’ve finished you will have a new set of creases that look something like this.

STEP 7
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Starting with the pentagon completely unfolded, pinch all the corners together

STEP 8
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Squash all the pointed edges toward the center.

STEP 9
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

With a bit of “massaging” the paper will collapse into a star shape.
Refer to the image.

STEP 10
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

When you will squash the corners toward the center.
Turn over the star.

STEP 11
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Fold in the right edge to the center line, like this.

STEP 12
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

Fold all the arms towards the centre working clockwise around the star, do the same thing for all the other arms.

STEP 13
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 13 | Hobbyideas

Your 5 point star will look like this after folding all the arms.

STEP 14
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 14 | Hobbyideas

Your 5 point star will look like this from the rear side.

STEP 15
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 15 | Hobbyideas

Make about 8 to 10 such stars of different colors and sizes.

STEP 16
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 16 | Hobbyideas

Paint the outline of each star with 3 D outliner glitter silver 402.
Let it dry.
Dangle each star along with few colorful beads using silver cord.

STEP 17
Origami for Kids Star Dangler - Step 17 | Hobbyideas

Dangle all the stars with few bead strands on the metal ring.
Create the loop of the silver cord on the topside of the ring to dangle it in your house.
This is an easy origami for kids’ idea. We have made a dangler using this but the stars can be used in various ways, to decorate notebooks, to decorate ceilings and walls, to make ornaments for Christmas tree and more. So get going and share with us the project once you are done.

you will need

Fevicryl 3 D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter Silver 402, A 4 Sized Colorful Thin Card Papers, Colorful Beads and a Metal Ring

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Fevicryl 3D Outliner - Glitter Silver (20 Ml)

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A4 Colour Embossed Paper 10 Sheet

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