These instructions will show you how to fold an easy origami Cow. If you’re just starting out we suggest you take a minute to review our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic techniques.

Cow Step 1

Step 1) Fold the paper in half and then unfold it.

Cow Step 2

Step 2) Fold the top and bottom of the paper towards the centre along the dotted lines.

Cow Step 3

Step 3) Fold the top layers of paper out along the dotted lines.

Cow Step 4

Step 4) Fold and unfold all the corners along the dotted lines.

Cow Step 5

Step 5) Fold the paper along the dotted lines and make Swivel Folds along the previous creases.

Cow Step 6

Step 6) Fold the side of the paper in along the dotted line.

Cow Step 7

Step 7) Fold the paper in along the dotted lines.

Cow Step 8

Step 8) Make a Pleat Fold along the dotted lines.

Cow Step 9

Step 9) Fold the paper in along the dotted lines.

Cow Step 10

Step 10) Fold the model in half.

Cow Step 11

Step 11) Make an Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.

Cow Step 12

Step 12) Make a small cut along the dotted line.

Cow Step 13

Step 13) Fold up the cut paper to make ears.

Cow Step 14

The completed cow

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