Lindy van der Merwe

I am a stay-at-home mum of two, interested in and passionate about people and life in general. I created the Accessible Origami Project in 2009. It is a site dedicated to making the art of origami accessible to those who are unable to make use of visual instruction methods.

Lindy van der Merwe
A boy with glasses folding a large paper for origami.

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10 Surprising Ways Origami Can Empower Blind Children

Accessible origami presents a myriad of benefits for blind children. Learn how to get started with this paper folding craft!