Earth Day Bookmark Corner - Simple STEAM Origami Project - Earth Day Activities

Red Ted Art
Grade Levels
1st - 7th
Formats Included
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3 pages
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Learn how to make a classic Origami Bookmark Corner and then how to quickly and easily transform it into a cute World bookmark to celebrate Earth Day. Introducing basic origami skills, whilst making a practical craft and encouraging reading with these handmade bookmarks.

This Earth Craft is a perfect theme for any Earth Day Activities or if looking to fill some gaps in Earth Day lesson plans.

The bookmarks a make popular in school fundraising ideas - the fundraising could be donated to environmental charities! These earth themed bookmarks are inexpensive to make, environmentally friendly but are practical and look nice too.

Origami is based on maths - shapes, angles, symmerty. So any origami project is a great but simple project that can be included in STEAM resources for kids.

NOTE: this bookmarks are NOT PERFECTLY round.. this is key to making these bookmarks without them falling apart.

3 Page Worksheets include:

  • 1 Lesson plan overview
  • One page printable for a basic origami bookmark
  • One page printable for converting it into an Earth Day Bookmark

NOTE: these are worksheets and not templates. Students are encourage to learn how to make their own designs based on these instructions.


* Develop fine motor skills & accuracy

* Reading skills & following instructions

* Looking at symmetry & shapes

* Writing practice

* Earth Day Activity


* Blue paper 6 x 6inch

* Green, white etc paper scraps

* 3 inch circle for tracing - for our 15x15cm paper a UK Tin Can was the perfect size

* Black pen

* Scissors

* Glue stick

Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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