These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami owl. If you’re new to origami we recommend that you take a quick look at our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic skills and techniques.

Owl Step 1

Step 1) Fold the paper in half.

Owl Step 2

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

Owl Step 3

Step 3) Fold the paper out along the dotted line.

Owl Step 4

Step 4) Fold the other side out along the dotted line.

Owl Step 5

Step 5) Fold the sides out along the dotted lines. Take a look at the next step to see the final position of the folds.

Owl Step 6

Step 6) Turn the paper over.

Owl Step 7

Step 7) Fold the paper down along the dotted line.

Owl Step 8

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

Owl Step 9

Step 9) Make a Pleat Fold along the dotted lines.

Owl Step 10

Step 10) Fold the sides behind the model along the dotted lines and fold the bottom two layers of paper up inside the model.

Owl Step 11

The complete owl

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