These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami duck. If this is your first time folding something we recommend that you take a quick look at our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic skills.

Duck Step 1

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

Duck Step 2

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

Duck Step 3

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

Duck Step 4

Step 4) Make a Pleat Fold along the dotted lines behind the model.

Duck Step 5

Step 5) Fold the paper in half.

Duck Step 6

Step 6) Fold and unfold the paper along the dotted lines. You’ll use these creases in a later step.

Duck Step 7

Step 7) Open the paper back up.

Duck Step 8

Step 8) Make a Pleat Fold using the creases from step 6.

Duck Step 9

Step 9) Fold the paper in half.

Duck Step 10

Step 10) Fold and unfold the paper along the dotted lines. You’ll use these creases in a later step.

Duck Step 11

Step 11) Make a Crimp Fold using the creases from the previous step.

Duck Step 12

The complete origami duck

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