Did you know that when you practice origami, you are activating your whole brain? It has long been known that origami has many benefits like developing eye hand co-ordination, sequencing skills, attention skills, patience, temporal spatial skills, math reasoning etc. but according to the latest research on the brain and the work of Doctor Katrin Shumakov and Yuri Shumakov, when both hands are engaged, impellent motor impulses activate the language portion of the brain. To read more about this click here.


Below is a list of just some of the benefits of using origami.

 * Reading Skills

  * Writing Skills

  * Processing Skills

  * Visual Motor

  * Temporal Spatial

  * Logical Reasoning

  * Attention Skills

  * Concentration

  * Sequencing

  * Math Concepts

  * Measurement

  * Geometry


  * Fractions

  * Symmetry

  * Problem Solving

  * Science Principles

  * Ecology

  * Creativity

  *Oriental Culture

  *Independent Study

  * Social Skills

  * Self Confidence

  * Library Skills

  * Manual Dexterity

  * Speech Language Development           


 Besides being fun to make, many origami models can be useful.

Origami images of sample applications in industry and architectureOrigami images of sample applications in industry and architecture: