This origami fan is easy to make a joy for children. Despite its ease in construction, it can be very beautiful when patterned origami paper
- Start with a rectangular sheet of paper, color side up. Exact size does not matter, a ratio of 1:2 is fine.
Valley fold the bottom quarter section of the paper up.
- Pleat the paper accordion style. The number of pleats you make depends on the length of your paper.
- Compress the pleats into a tight stack. Flare open the top end while you pinch and hold the bottom section. This forms a fan shape.
Optional: tape, glue, or staple the handle to keep it pinched tight.