How to Make a Monster Corner Bookmark

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This super cute origami monster bookmark is easy and fun, and it’s a great way to get your kids more interested in reading. They’ll love picking up a book when this DIY corner bookmark is peeking out at them!

Origami monster corner bookmark.

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Corner bookmarks are all the rage these days and this bookmark craft uses simple origami folding techniques to create a fun, sturdy page marker for any book.

Customize your monster corner bookmark with any color paper you like and use our free printable template for the eyes and tongue. Or get creative and use any shapes you like for your bookmark designs! 

You could also make a bunch of these bookmarks to give out as party favors or even as a non-candy, allergy-safe alternative for Trick or Treating.

If you’re kids love monsters then we have plenty of monster book ideas and a great monster felt craft tutorial. 

I hope you enjoy this origami monster bookmark tutorial!

Supplies Needed for This Bookmark Corner

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How to Make an Origami Monster Bookmark

Step 1: Select a colour for your monster and take a square paper of that colour. Place the paper diagonally.

Square of purple craft paper.

Step 2: Fold the paper in half by bringing the top point downwards over the bottom point. That will create a triangular shape.

Paper folded into triangle.

Step 3: Now take one flap from the middle.point.of the triangle and bring it upwards and fold it there.

Purple paper with more folds.

Step 4: Now bring the left and right point downwards and fold it there.

Craft paper folded.

Step 5: Tuck in the both pointed sides into the top pocket we created in step 3.

Craft paper folded into a pocket.

Step 6: Cut out the eyes for the monster using the templates.

Circles cut out to make eyes.

Step 7: Glue both eyes on the upper side of the bookmark.

Eyes glued on folded paper pocket.

Step 8: Then again use the template to cut out the teeth of the monster.

Green teeth cut out from craft paper.

Step 9: Glue the teeth slightly inside the pocket, it will make it look neater.

Step 10: Then once again use the template to cut out the tongue shape for the monster.

Step 11: Glue the tongue inside the pocket behind the teeth we glued previously.

Complete monster bookmark on the corner of a book.

Step 12: Now finally cut out the eyebrows and glue them on the top of the eyed to finish off the monster bookmark.

You may also enjoy these Unicorn origami bookmarks!

Unicorn origami corner bookmarks.
Yield: one

Monster Origami Corner Bookmarks Tutorial

monster origami bookmarks

This is a tutorial on how to monster origami bookmark

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • Origami Craft Paper.
  • Paper Glue
  • Pencils
  • Marker

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Ruler

Instructions

    Select a colour for your monster and take a square paper of that colour. Place the paper diagonally. 

    Fold the paper in half by bringing the top point downwards over the bottom point. 

    That will create a triangular shape. 

    Now take one flap from the middle.point.of the triangle and bring it upwards and fold it there. 

    Now.bring the left and right point downwards and fold it there.

    Tuck in the both pointed sides into the top pocket we created in

    Cut out the eyes for the monster using the templates.

    Glue both eyes on the upper side of the bookmark.

    Then again use the template to cut out the teeth of the monster.

    Glue the teeth slightly inside the pocket, it will make it look neater.

    Then once again use the template to cut out the tongue shape for the monster.

    Glue the tongue inside the pocket behind the teeth we glued previously.

    Now finally cut out the eyebrows and glue them on the top of the eyed to finish off the monster bookmark.

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Easy corner monster bookmark tutorial for kids.

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy crafts here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!

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