Origami Heart Tutorial

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Need a Valentine's Day craft idea for kids? How about origami hearts?

Learn how to make an origami heart. These origami hearts are great to use on Valentine's Day for making cards, garland, plant stakes, place cards and more.

Watch this video and read on for photo tutorial with step-by-step instructions and see how to make origami hearts.

Do you want other craft ideas kids can make for Valentine's Day? Our Kid's Valentine's Day Craft page has lots of free projects.

Watch our video tutorial below or click the link if you prefer to watch Origami Heart Tutorial in Youtube.

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  • Origami Paper or Construction Paper
  • Scissor

Valentine's Origami Heart



Origami Heart Tutorial - Paper You will start with a square piece of paper. The paper can be origami paper or construction paper.

Origami Heart Tutorial - Fold & Cut Place the paper on a flat work surface and fold the paper in half. With a scissor cut along the crease line to form two rectangles. From one square piece of paper, you can make two hearts.


Origami Heart Tutorial - Fold in Half Place one rectangle on a flat surface, fold in half, crease and unfold.
NOTE: If using origami paper, place the paper on a table color side down and white side up.


Origami Heart Tutorial - Fold up With paper on table lengthwise, fold the long side up from the bottom of the rectangle approximate 1/3 of the way.


Origami Heart Tutorial - Fold Sides Next, fold the right and left side of the rectangle to the center crease line. Crease.

Origami Heart Tutorial - Sides Folded It should look like the above picture.


Origami Heart Tutorial - Fold Sides Inward Turn the paper over. Fold each side inward. See photo above.


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Origami Heart Tutorial- Fold Top Corners Fold top corners down diagonally and crease the paper.
After all four top corners are folded diagonally, it should look like this:
Origami Heart Tutorial - After corners folded


Origami Heart Tutorial - Fold Top Tips Fold-down the top tips slightly.

The origami heart is complete. Valentine's Origami Heart - Completed


  • Garland - Attach hearts to a cord to make a garland
  • Heart Skewers - Glue or tape heart to skewers or dowels and use them as decorations for your house
  • Valentine's Day Card - Glue heart to card
  • Bookmark - Use as a bookmark
  • Pencil Decoration - Scotch tape to a pencil and give out at school Valentine's Party
  • Wreath - Glue or tape hearts together in a circle to make a wreath


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