The word Origami comes from two words,‘ori’ meaning "folding", and ‘kami’ meaning "paper" (kami changes to gami ).
Origami is an Japanese traditional art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. Traditional Japanese Origami, which has been practiced since the Edo period (1603–1867).
The main concept of Origami is to transform a flat square sheet of paper into a finished sculpture through many complex foldings and sculpting techniques. The unique point of Origami is that contrary to its complex features, it uses no cutting, glue, or markings on the paper. The small number of basic Origami folds can be combined in a variety of ways to make intricate designs. The best-known Origami model is the Japanese paper crane.
And also, even adults can adequately enjoy the beautiful designs of the Origami paper which sides are made up of different colors, prints, or patterns.
<How to play>
There are so much various ways to fold Origami,so it’s difficult to explain by words. Please use the book of Origami to start playing.