These instructions will show you how to make a great and easy to fold origami butterfly fish. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you check out our Beginner’s Guide first which will teach you all the basic folds and bases.

Butterfly Fish Step 1

Step 1)  Fold and unfold the paper in half both ways.

Butterfly Fish Step 2

Step 2) Fold all the corners to the centre.

Butterfly Fish Step 3

Step 3) Turn the paper over.

Butterfly Fish Step 4

Step 4) Fold 3 of the corners to the centre.

Butterfly Fish Step 5

Step 5) Fold the two corners on the right behind the model along the dotted lines.

Butterfly Fish Step 6

Step 6) Open up the two flaps of paper, move them to the right and Squash Fold them.

Butterfly Fish Step 7

Step 7) Fold the top flaps of paper out along the dotted lines.

Butterfly Fish Step 8

Step 8) Fold the paper behind the model along the dotted line.

The completed butterfly fish

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