These instructions will teach you how to make an easy origami owl. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend you check out our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic folds and techniques.

Owl Step 1

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

Owl Step 2

Step 2) Fold the paper down along the dotted line and then unfold it.

Owl Step 3

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

Owl Step 4

Step 4) Fold both sides in along the dotted lines.

Owl Step 5

Step 5) Fold the paper up along the dotted line.

Owl Step 6

Step 6) Fold the top layer of paper down along the dotted line.

Owl Step 7

Step 7) Fold and unfold the paper along the dotted line.

Owl Step 8

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

Owl Step 9

Step 9) Fold the paper in along the crease from earlier.

Owl Step 10

Step 10) Turn the paper over.

Owl Step 11

Step 11) Fold the paper along the dotted line.

Owl Step 12

Step 12) Fold the paper in along the dotted line.

Owl Step 13

Step 13) Fold and unfold the paper along the dotted line.

Owl Step 14

Step 14) Open the paper and Squash Fold it flat using the existing crease.

Owl Step 15

Step 15) Turn the paper over.

Owl Step 16

Step 16) Fold the paper behind the model along the dotted line.

Owl Step 17

The complete owl

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