These instructions will show you how to fold an easy origami killer whale or orca. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend you check out our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic folds and techniques.

Killer Whale Step 1

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

Killer Whale Step 2

Step 2) Fold both sides in along the dotted lines.

Killer Whale Step 3

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

Killer Whale Step 4

Step 4) Fold the top and bottom in along the dotted lines.

Killer Whale Step 5

Step 5) Fold the front of the model in behind along the dotted line.

Killer Whale Step 6

Step 6) Fold the paper in half over behind the model.

Killer Whale Step 7

Step 7) Fold the back of the tail behind the model along the dotted line. If you prefer you could make an Outside Reverse Fold which would probably look a bit better.

Killer Whale Step 8

Step 8) Make a tiny Inside Reverse Fold on the front of the face.

Killer Whale Step 9

The complete killer whale (orca)

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