These diagrams will show you how to fold an easy origami koala from a single square of paper. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you take a look at our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic folds.

Koala Step 1

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

Koala Step 2

Step 2) Fold the top and bottom in to the centre.

Koala Step 3

Step 3) Fold the left side to the centre along the dotted line.

Koala Step 4

Step 4) Fold the corners in along the dotted lines.

Koala Step 5

Step 5) Open the paper over to the right and then Squash Fold it flat.

Koala Step 6

Step 6) Fold the top flaps of paper over to the left along the dotted line.

Koala Step 7

Step 7) Fold the corners in along the dotted lines.

Koala Step 8

Step 8) Fold the paper behind along the dotted line.

Koala Step 9

Step 9) Fold the paper in half bringing the top of the paper behind the model.

Koala Step 10

Step 10) Open the paper over to the right and then Squash Fold it flat.

Koala Step 11

Step 11) Fold the bottom of the paper up along the dotted line.

Koala Step 12

Step 12) Make Inside Reverse Folds along the dotted lines.

Koala Step 13

Step 13) Make an Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.

Koala Step 14

Step 14) Fold the paper along the dotted line.

Koala Step 15

The complete koala

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