Wearing an awareness ribbon has become a popular way for people of all ages to show their support for various causes. Awareness ribbons mean different things depending on the color of the ribbon.
For example, yellow ribbons indicate support for members of the military serving overseas. Other popular ribbon colors include:
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How to Make an Origami Awareness Ribbon
Origami awareness ribbons are an excellent paper folding project for beginning crafters. This ribbon is easy enough for a child to make with minimal adult assistance.
To make your origami awareness ribbon, you will need to cut origami paper or colored construction paper to measure 2.61 inches (6.63 centimeters) by 6.14 inches (15.60 centimeters). This is the size of a dollar bill.
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Finish Your Origami Awareness Ribbon
Tuck the right tail of the ribbon behind the left ribbon tail to keep the design in place. If desired, add a self-adhesive pin back to the ribbon so you can wear it or add a strip of magnetic tape to the back so you can hang it on your refrigerator.
If you wish, this origami awareness ribbon can also be folded from paper currency. Money origami awareness ribbons are a creative way to give a donation to an organization that is close to your heart.