These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami goldfish. This model is kind of a variation of the Traditional Samurai Helmet. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend you check out our Beginner’s Guide first which will show you all the basic folds and skills.
Step 1) Fold the paper in half.
Step 2) Fold the paper in half and then unfold it.
Step 3) Fold both sides of the paper down along the dotted lines.
Step 4) Fold these flaps of paper up along the dotted lines.
Step 5) Fold the top flaps of paper out along the dotted lines.
Step 6) Fold the top layer of paper up along the dotted line.
Step 7) Fold the paper up along the dotted line.
Step 8) Cut along the dotted line from both ends but don’t cut all the way through. Leave a little bit of paper not cut in the middle.
Step 9) Fold the bottom layer of paper in behind the model.
Step 10) Open up the middle and push in the sides flattening the model.
Step 11) Now the the model is flat rotate it so you’re looking at the new front.
Step 12) Fold out the top layer of paper along the little bit of paper that you didn’t cut earlier.
The completed goldfish
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