Origami Tiger - Simple STEAM Activity -Wild Animals/ Year of the Tiger/ Rousseau

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Grade Levels
K - 5th
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Learn how to make a simple origami tiger face – a fun introduction to origami for children and beginners. This paper tiger can form part of wild animals study unit, part of a Rousseau’s tiger collage project or for Year of the Tiger activities.

The aim is to introducing basic origami skills. Encouraging the development of spatial awareness and fine motor skills, whilst encouraging reading and following instructions. If orange paper is not to hand – make these tigers as a “white tiger” craft using ordinary printer paper! A great origami project all year round that can be adapted for other seasons and occasions.

4 Page Printable includes

* Lesson plan overview

* 2 page worksheet for easy printing & use

* Happy Chinese New Year printable to add to greeting cards

Note: the 6x6 inch paper recommendation + Happy New Year printable included, will make a large A5 sized greeting card.

Extension ideas:

· add the tiger to a greeting card & write Happy New Year 新年快乐 (xīn nián kuài lè) for Chinese New Year

· make a different sizes and create a tiger family as a play set

· add to jungle collages/ Rousseau tiger lessons plans


· Develop fine motor skills & accuracy

· Reading skills & following instructions

· Looking at symmetry & shapes

Seasonal activity


· White or orange paper 6 x 6 inches

· Black pen

· Optional: card stock or collage paper to make greeting cards

Optional: glue stick

Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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