TIPS for needle felting - great collection of info on needles, technique, roving, tips, etc. Especially great for beginners - from MoseyNMe (nice needlecraft site) - (they have me wanting another llama for fiber!
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