The Art of Origami

Come learn the ancient Japanese art of paper folding, taught by a regional, award-winning origami master! Learning origami is an excellent and fun way to jump off into geometry!

Locations: Online, Menlo Park, Woodside

Cost: $120/hr

Recommended hours: 10


  • Master the basic techniques and folds of origami
  • Learn about and experiment with the various types of paper
  • Advanced Students: Expand the craft through paper preparation, advanced folding skills and finishing touches, and documentation and reading of designs

To Enroll Call (650) 331-3251/ (408) 345–5200


Course Description:

Origami is the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Although it came from simple origins, origami in the past few decades has become extremely complex. Students will be evaluated on their skill level and learn how to advance their origami to the next level.

Beginner and intermediate students will focus on how to fold. They will master the basic folding techniques, such as reverse folds, squash folds, rabbit ear folds, and sink folds, and practice folding origami models incorporating them. We will also explore and practice with various options of paper available to fold as-is.

Advanced students will learn to create their own paper using materials that can be bought locally, including strengthening tissue paper with acrylic paint and creating double tissue paper. Then they will learn how to breathe life into their creations through wet folding. Lastly, they will explore design documentation, crease patterns and how to read and fold them, and the basics of designing their own origami.

Make the Most of the Summer!

Students who stay actively engaged in the learning process during the summer perform better during the school year.

Contact AJ Tutoring to Enroll in Summer Tutoring
Peninsula Main Phone Number (650) 331-3251
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