Easy Origami Hearts


Easy Origami Hearts

Rainy day crafts like these origami hearts are great for kids and adults alike!

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Easy Origami Hearts
Easy Origami Hearts

Learn how to make the easiest origami hearts you will ever make. This basic origami tutorial for Easy Origami Hearts is great for kids and adults alike. If kids are just learning origami, teach them how to fold this basic shape. It's a fantastic rainy day craft, and it would be great around Valentine's Day as well! Have a class make tons of origami hearts to decorate the classroom, or simply decorate a bedroom or living room with these darling shapes. Once you begin learning different origami shapes, you might have a hard time stopping.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour


Primary TechniqueOrigami

Type of Paper UsedOrigami Paper


Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • One sheet of origami paper in size or your preference.
  • Bone folder or credit card (optional for folding)


  1. Angle paper wrong side down in front of you so it is a diamond shape. Take the bottom corner and fold up to create a triangle. Crease the fold with your fingernail or bone folder to create a crisp fold.

  2. Open it up and turn it to the other point. Fold again.

  3. Open it up again. Take the top point and fold it down to the middle.

  4. Take your bottom point and fold it up to the top of the paper.

  5. Take the left point and fold it upward so the bottom edge lines with the middle vertical crease.

  6. Repeat with the right side.

  7. Turn the heart over. Fold the outer corners in a tiny bit.

  8. Fold the top points down so they line up with the top of the paper like so:

  9. Flip it back over and your heart is done!

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OHMYGOSH. The mystery of these hearts SOLVED. All of my friends used to make these back in the note passing days of school, but I never knew how. I can't believe it was so easy!


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