These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami giraffe. You will have to make one small cut with scissors. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend that you check out our Beginner’s Guide first which will show you all the basic techniques and folds.

Giraffe Step 1

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

Giraffe Step 2

Step 2) Fold the sides of the paper in to the centre.

Giraffe Step 3

Step 3) Fold the paper in half.

Giraffe Step 4

Step 4) Rotate the paper about 45 degrees.

Giraffe Step 5

Step 5) Make an Outside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.

Giraffe Step 6

Step 6) Make another Outside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.

Giraffe Step 7

Step 7) Make an Inside Reverse Fold on the tip of the head.

Giraffe Step 8

Step 8) Make a Crimp Fold on the back to form the tail.

Giraffe Step 9

Step 9) Make a small cut through both layers of paper along the dotted line to form the legs.

Giraffe Step 10

The complete giraffe

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