Origami coloring books
These origami coloring books contains coloring sheets that you can turn into 15 beautiful origami boxes with lids.
The idea is that you first cut out the coloring sheets for the boxes and their lids, then color them and finally make origami boxes out of them by following the folding instructions.
The folding instructions included in the book are for the traditional Japanese masu box.
The boxes are ideal for storing beads, gems, loom bands, pins, paperclips, staples, sweets, seeds and other small treasures. You can also use them as small gift boxes.
This book contains Christmas-pattern coloring sheets that you can turn into 25 origami boxes with lids to make your own origami advent calendar.
The idea is that you first cut out the coluring sheets for the boxes and their lids, then color them and make origami boxes out of them by following the folding instructions. Finally, you place small gifts inside the boxes, tie some ribbon around them and hang them on your Christmas tree or around your home. (If you don’t have ribbon, you can also stack the boxes or line them up on a shelf.)
The folding instructions included in the book are for the traditional Japanese masu box. The size of each box is approximately 6.3cm x 6.3cm x 3cm.
In addition to this book, you will need some ribbon and little gifts to put inside the boxes to make this advent calendar.
- colouring: medium with some intricate areas
- origami: fairly easy
Want to make more origami?
Click here to access links to lots of origami instructions and video tutorials,
including a video tutorial for how to make the masu box.