Other tutorial websites

You can find tutorials and guides on just about anything, from gardening to computing skills. Below are some other popular websites offering a wide variety of them:

  • Instructables [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] consists of tutorials created by people who like to make things. It covers crafts, construction, cooking and computers.

  • eHow also has tutorials submitted by users. They span a range of topics like home décor and repair.

  • wikiHow has guides written by lay persons and experts in their field. Their tutorials cover topics such as finance, health, crafts, sport and work.

Activity 3.2: Finding origami tutorials

Timing: Allow about 15 minutes

In this activity, we will look for tutorials online to make a paper crane using origami. Origami is the art of folding paper. There are lots of tutorials available, so it should be easy to find a few different ones. Using the search term ‘origami crane tutorial’, search on YouTube, Google and one of the other tutorial sites we’ve covered.

Look at the different tutorials and decide which one you find most helpful and accessible.

Discussion

Searching on YouTube, Instructables, wikiHow and eHow returns different guides for each site. Searching on Google returns similar results, but also websites dedicated to origami tutorials.

Tutorials on YouTube

3.3 Bookmarking your favourite websites