These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami mouse folded from a single square sheet of paper. If you have any trouble with any of the steps here we recommend that you check out our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic folds and techniques.

Mouse Step 1

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

Mouse Step 2

Step 2) Fold both sides of the paper in to the centre along the dotted lines.

Mouse Step 3

Step 3) Fold the triangle of paper on the left over to the right.

Mouse Step 4

Step 4) Fold the two corners on the left in along the dotted lines.

Mouse Step 5

Step 5) Fold the paper over to the right along the dotted line.

Mouse Step 6

Step 6) Turn the paper over.

Mouse Step 7

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

Mouse Step 8

Step 8) Fold the paper in half.

Mouse Step 9

Step 9) Fold the flap of paper over to the left to make an ear then repeat on the other side.

Mouse Step 10

Step 10) Rotate the paper about 45 degrees.

Mouse Step 11

The complete mouse

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