Origami Treasure Box Demonstration


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Fold paper to make a treasure box. This is part of a lesson in the "I Love My Bible!" series (Lesson 10 TREASURE), which can be found at creative-sunday-school-ideas.com

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Origami Treasure Box Demonstration

  1. 1. Origami BoxTo use as a “Treasure Box” www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 1
  2. 2. Use a piece of 8.5” square paper with“My Treasure Box” printed in the middle. (This piece has been pre-creased to make the project easier.) www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 2
  3. 3. (We will go through the complete process for making the box as if it had not been pre-creased.) To find the center: Then fold theFold the paper in paper in half half from from side to side. bottom to top. Unfold. Unfold. www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 3
  4. 4. Fold the four corners in to meet in the center. Crease well. www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 4
  5. 5. With the corners still folded in, fold the sides in to meet in the middle and crease. Then unfold the sides and fold the top andbottom in to meet in the middle and crease. www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 5
  6. 6. Unfold top and Now fold out the leftbottom. Your and right corners frompaper should look the middle so yourlike this: paper looks like this: www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 6
  7. 7. Now fold the top and bottom to the center and crease. www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 7
  8. 8. This part is a little tricky: Make diagonal folds, crease, and then unfold in the four places shown.www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 8
  9. 9. Now turn the paper so you can pull back the sides while you are folding the end up along the diagonal creases as shown. www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 9
  10. 10. Repeat on the other end. www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 10
  11. 11. Now fold both ends down into the box and crease well. www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 11
  12. 12. When you have folded both ends in, it should look like this:You have completed the bottom of your Treasure Box!  www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 12
  13. 13. To make a top (lid) for the box, follow theexact same instructions, except for Slide #5,where you will need to fold in the sides andthen the top and bottom so that they don’t quite meet in the middle, as shown here. www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 13
  14. 14. If you do that, the lid should fit neatly over the bottom of the treasure box. www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 14
  15. 15. Decorate your box and place some Scripture treasures inside.Each day you can take a treasure (Scripture) out of your box and read it.You can also write down other verses you want to remember and placethem in your treasure box. www.creative-sunday-school-ideas.com 15