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Art 31 - Origami Flower (Elementary)


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Elementary Art Project

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Art 31 - Origami Flower (Elementary)

  1. 1. Elementary ORIGAMI FLOWER
  2. 2. Materials •4” x 4” Color Paper •2” x 2” Color Paper •Squares •White Glue •White Color Pencil •Ruler •11” x 11” Black Construction Paper
  3. 3. Step 1: X Using a ruler and white color pencil draw a small “X” in the middle of the paper. Use the corners of the paper as a guide.
  4. 4. Step 2: Squares Select three different colors of 4” x 4” paper. Take eight pieces of each color for a total of 24 pieces.
  5. 5. Step 3: Folding Set one square of color paper on flat surface.
  6. 6. Folding Continued Fold bottom corner up to top corner.
  7. 7. Folding Continued Fold bottom right corner to top corner.
  8. 8. Folding Continued Fold bottom left corner to top corner.
  9. 9. Folding Continued Repeat these steps with remaining pieces.
  10. 10. Step 3: Assembly Pick two folded pieces of the same color and fit inside the “X” on paper. Use a small dab of white glue on the back of each piece.
  11. 11. Assembly Continued Pick a new color to fill in the rest of the “X” on black background. There will be no black paper showing in between the first four pieces if they were folded correctly.
  12. 12. Assembly Continued Whichever color has not been used in the center will be used to insert inside each of the first four pieces. Make sure pieces stick out a little from previous piece so colors show.
  13. 13. Assembly Continued Using remaining pieces begin to create patterns out of colors. Continue to use small amounts of glue on back.
  14. 14. Assembly Continued Pieces can also be put in empty corners by lightly lifting up pieces and setting underneath. It is important to make sure pieces put on paper in this way point to the corners of black paper.
  15. 15. Assembly Continued All 24 pieces will be used to create the flower.
  16. 16. Step 4: Center and Finish Choose one color paper of 2” x 2” squares for center. Four in total. Fold pieces just like others and glue to middle of flower. Complete creation by selecting a large piece of color paper for a frame.