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Scottish Origami for Kids – Make the Loch Ness Monster

While we all love getting outdoors and exploring the wilds and incredible scenery of Scotland, now is the time we need to stay indoors and stay safe. But not to worry, there are still lots of fun, creative and entertaining things to do and create from the comfort of your home. #stayhomestaysafe

If you’ve got a budding artist in the family, this will be perfect for you! Why not explore the Japanese art of paper folding? Origami is a great way to learn a new skill, or perfect an old interest, and the opportunities are endless for what you can create!

All you need is some paper, even recycling old wrapping paper or a newspaper will work, and a dash of creativity and you’re sorted!

Here are some helpful tutorials for creating iconic Scottish animals and symbols:

If that wasn’t enough origami for you to master and get involved in, why not get involved in origami events and activities once Scotland reopens?

Experience more of Scotland from home with our inspiring videos and educational eBooks. Or why not try your hand at more Scottish crafts? Explore more Scottish things to do at home or learn how to sketch some of Scotland’s popular landmarks.



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