The art of origami, or paper folding, has been around for over 2,000 years. These days origami papers are available in a multitude of vibrant colors and patterns. Most packs come with the standard 6-inch-square sized paper, ideal for even folding. These papers are designed to fold cleanly, hold creases precisely and have strength to last. Origami is a great idea for a party, school or rainy day activity for kids and adults alike. Check out our top 5 options below.
1. Tuttle Publishing Origami Paper
Chiyogami or Washi folding papers consist of traditional Japanese patterns in 12 different bold, vibrant designs. Instructions for 8 easy origami shapes are included. The paper is the perfect thickness to fold well and hold its creases. One caveat is that the dyes exude a strong smell. The papers are patterned on one side and solid on the other.
2. Origami Craze Origami Paper
Origami Craze’s 500 sheets of 20 brilliant double sided papers offers hours of fun and challenging paper folding. The pack includes a 100 design e-book as well to keep beginner and experienced folders entertained for hours.
3. Bubu Origami Paper
Bubu’s Origami paper in 20 double sided sheets of bright colors is perfect for beginners, kids and teachers. This paper is easy to work with and folds well without curling.
4. MozArt Supplies Origami Paper Set
MozArt Supplies’ traditional Japanese folding papers includes 40 distinct prints. These are more American craft paper styles as opposed to traditional Japanese washi prints, but just as fun. There are many prints of animals, food and cute patterns. This is an essential pack for many types of activities including origami, card-making, scrapbooking, and collage. The papers are patterned on one side and solid on the other.
5. Dover Publications Large Origami Paper
Dover Publications Large Origami Paper is a rare find that contains 24 sheets of 9-inch by 9-inch paper in 12 bold colors. This paper is quite thin and delicate and for that reason works well for intricate, multilayer designs and projects.