Discovering Origami Yoda
No matter how they come to appreciate crafts, it’s always a joy when your little ones are inspired to pick up craft techniques that you enjoy. Which is how I discovered origami Yoda to add to my arsenal of paper craft ideas and spent an enjoyable time with my clever little guys researching Star Wars origami.
It began when my boys discovered the “Strange Case of Origami Yoda” book:
This clever read prompted us to discover a way to make our own origami yoda (pictured above.) You’ll find the simple instructions here:
In addition to constructing the Yoda figure, we added a simple long rectangle to serve as a light saber. You can certainly get more creative and draw on details.
Though this was initially a family craft, how cute would this little guy be on a birthday card or gift bag?
You can even take it a step further to create additional Star Wars characters and vehicles. There are plenty of tutorials to be found on the web by running a simple Google search.