Graduation Origami

Graduation Origami Ideas

In the month of June, proud parents and family members look for creative origami ways to give cash gifts to their graduating children. This page is devoted to graduation origami ideas.


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Dollar Bill Graduation Lei $20

Make your graduating child a lei made of dollar bills! This dollar bill lei is stunning and makes a great cash gift.



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Dollar Bill Graduation Lei -$50

If you think the above Lei was great, this one is even better!


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Money Graduation Cap / Mortarboard and Diploma

A graduation mortarboard and diploma made with two dollar bills.


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Graduation Card with Money Origami

Origami graduation card made with dollar bill shirt and “bobble head” cut outs from a photo. A cute card for a new graduate. Great cash gift.

Got any more cool ideas? Let us know



    Dollar Bill Origami Diagrams

    Intro to $

    A to G

    H to Z



    Heart, Star






    Books with Dollar Bill Origami

    • The Buck Book by Anne A Johnson (book review)
    • The Guide to Hawaiian Style Money Folds by Jodi Fukumoto (book review)
    • The Guide to American Money Folds by Jodi Fukumoto (book review)
    • Dollar Bill Origami by John Montroll (book review)
    • Dollar Bill Animals in Origami by John Montroll
    • Origami with Dollar Bills: Another Way to Impress People with Your Money! by Duy Nguyen
    • Money Folding (Origami Favorites Series) by Florence Temko


    Buy Dollar Bill Origami Books


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