These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami cicada. This is a traditional origami model. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend that you check out our Beginner’s Guide to learn all the basic folds and techniques.
Step 1) Fold the paper in half.
Step 2) Fold both sides up along the dotted lines.
Step 3) Fold both these flaps down along the dotted line.
Step 4) Fold the top layer of paper down along the dotted line.
Step 5) Fold the bottom layer of paper down along the dotted line.
Step 6) Fold both sides in behind the model along the dotted lines.
The completed origami cicada
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