I've tried this: This is a GREAT origami tutorial for a fox. It gets a little bit confusing, so I don't recommend it to total beginners, but ultimately it makes a cute origami fox that can stand up on its own.
Origami is a little tricky for them because they don't have the dexterity, but with a little help they made origami bookmarks and christmas trees as an activity. They had fun with it. Folded Paper Heart Book Page Marker – DIY