These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami parrot. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend that you take a minute to review our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic techniques and skills.
Step 1) Fold the paper in half and unfold it. Then fold both sides in to the centre and then unfold them.
Step 2) Fold both sides in to the centre along the dotted lines.
Step 3) Make a Rabbit Ear Fold on each side resulting in a Fish Base.
Step 4) Fold the flaps out along the dotted lines.
Step 5) Fold both sides in along the dotted lines.
Step 6) Fold the model in half.
Step 7) Fold the paper behind along the dotted line.
Step 8) Make 3 folds along the 3 dotted lines.
Step 9) Make a Pleat Fold and then one more fold at the tip of the beak.
The complete parrot
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