ArtFun Activities

Family Art Activity 5: Origami Paper House

Materials needed:

A4 paper


Coloured pencils or felt pens


This simple activity only needs you to fold the paper at certain points.


Step 1. Fold an A4 sheet of paper in half.


Step 2. Fold the paper in half again and open back out


Step 3: Make two more folds as per the image above.


Step 4. Open the paper back out and make two folds in the corner of the paper


Step 5. Press down on the folds both sides to make your roof.


Step 6. You now have a folded house with some rooms to draw your furniture in!


You can draw and colour in the different rooms using both the front and the back of your house.

Don’t forget to share your fabulous designs with us by taking a photo and emailing them to