These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami gorilla from a single square sheet of paper. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend you check out our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic skills and techniques.

Gorilla Step 1

Step 1) Fold and unfold the paper in half both ways.

Gorilla Step 2

Step 2) Fold the top corner of the paper to the centre.

Gorilla Step 3

Step 3) Fold the tip back up along the dotted line.

Gorilla Step 4

Step 4) Turn the paper over.

Gorilla Step 5

Step 5) Fold both sides along the dotted lines and then unfold them.

Gorilla Step 6

Step 6) Fold both sides and the bottom along the dotted lines.

Gorilla Step 7

Step 7) Fold along the dotted lines. These are creases that you made earlier.

Gorilla Step 8

Step 8) Fold the top of the paper down along the dotted line.

Gorilla Step 9

Step 9) Fold the paper in half.

Gorilla Step 10

Step 10) Fold and unfold the paper along the dotted line.

Gorilla Step 11

Step 11) Open the paper along the crease from the previous step and Squash Fold it flat.

Gorilla Step 12

Step 12) Rotate the paper about 90 degrees.

Gorilla Step 13

Step 13) Fold the paper along the dotted lines on each side.

Gorilla Step 14

Step 14) Fold the paper out and along the dotted line to make the front leg.

Gorilla Step 15

The complete gorilla

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