Learn how to make Ocean Origami!

Origami Whale! © Beth Thompson / Living Seas Wales

Origami Whale! © Beth Thompson / Living Seas Wales

Are you still looking for ways to use up your leftover wrapping paper? Why not try out one of our Ocean Origami sessions!?

What will I need?

  • 1 x Square piece of paper/card.
  • 1 x Pen/Pencil.
  • 1 x Scissors (Turtle only).

Shore Crab

Learn how to make an Origami Shore Crab! © Living Seas Wales

You can learn how to make an origami shore crab with our Living Seas Engagement Officer, Beth. Whilst most shore crabs you may find hiding amongst the rockpool are green (ish!), your design could be any colour you like: blue, pink, even rainbow coloured!

You can watch our easy to follow video by clicking on the link here, or by clicking on the photo above.


Sea Turtle

 

Learn how to make an Origami Sea Turtle! © Living Seas Wales

You can learn how to make an origami sea turtle with our Living Seas Engagement Officer, Beth. Sea turtles are generally a summer visitor to our shoreline, but this origami one will feel more than at home with you in January!

You can watch our easy to follow video by clicking on the link here, or by clicking on the photo above.

⚠️ Caution: at one point in this craft session you will need to use scissors. Please ensure you ask an adult for help! ⚠️

Did you know that the largest leatherback turtle ever recorded washed up on a beach right here in Wales?! You can learn more about the Harlech Leatherback here.


Blue Whale

Learn how to make an Origami Blue Whale! © Living Seas Wales

You can learn how to make an origami blue whale with our Living Seas Engagement Officer, Beth. With the largest ever recorded blue whale reaching the incredible size of 33.58m, it's not often you can fit a blue whale in your pocket - luckily you won't have that problem this time round!

You can watch our easy to follow video by clicking on the link here, or by clicking on the photo above.


Sea Turtle Christmas Decoration © Beth Thompson / WTSWW

What next?

Send us your photos!

You can share your masterpieces with us, and even get them featured in our up-and-coming origami artwork gallery! Simply take a photo of your finished origami, and send it to livingseas@welshwildlife.org. Alternatively, you can contact us via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram!

Christmas 2021

If we even dare to mention the "C-Word" this early in the year...just imagine how lovely your origami would look, hanging from a piece of string surrounded by twinkling lights, on your Christmas tree next year!