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Santa Hat Origami

Here's a fun and rather easy origami for the whole family - make your own Santa hat origami!


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Start off with a red origami paper.

Santa Hat Origami

With the color side facing down like below....


Fold the paper into a triangle by lining up the bottom tip with the top tip.

Open the paper up and you should see the crease in the middle.

Now, fold the 2 sides to meet the crease in the center like so:

Flip the paper over and you should see this:

Now, fold along line AB:

And you should seee the following:

Open it back up and you should see the crease you just created:


Now fold the right tip to meet that crease:

Now fold the right side over again, to meet that crease again like so:

Now fold the right side over again:

Now, flip the paper over and you should see the following:

Open up the top flap:

Fold the bottom flap to meet the crease in the center:

Now, fold the top flap down to meet the edge of the bottom flap:

Now flip the paper over and fold down half of the top part at an angle and voila!

Add a pom pom and an origami santa hat you've made...

origami santa hat

Now this was made with a 6" square paper so this origami santa hat is a bit small.

Start off with a larger piece of paper to make a real size hat that can fit a child or adult.

Happy Holidays!!


From Rachael in Edinburgh:



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