Seasonal and Christmas Origami for Mindfulness

Ref: C2423142

This short course will introduce the basics of using origami to encourage mindfulness. Students will find out how to interpret a selection of basic origami symbols and how these translate into different folds in a series of practical exercises. Seasonal and Christmas themed projects will include ideas for decorations, gift boxes and more. There will also be the opportunity to learn about a brief history and the reasons for this ancient paper craft.

Course aim

An introduction to the basics of origami with a seasonal and Christmas theme to encourage mindfulness.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify and interpret basic origami symbols
  • Use basic origami symbols to fold paper
  • Follow pictorial guidelines and practical demonstrations to create origami creations
  • Cut paper when required as per pictorial guidelines and practical demonstrations
  • Be mindful of the benefits of using patience and repeating steps where necessary

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Please bring the following: printer / photocopy paper, origami paper (optional), scissors and / or a guillotine, bone folders (used for card making) and patience. Please note that The Range, Rymans and The Works usually sell reasonably priced origami paper.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Seasonal and Christmas Origami for Mindfulness

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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