These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami pencil. This model is best if you use two sided paper and if you use a bunch of different colours you can fold a bunch of different coloured pencils. 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.

Pencil Step 1

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

Pencil Step 2

Step 2) Fold the top of the paper down and the bottom of the paper up dividing it into thirds.

Pencil Step 3

Step 3) Unfold the top layer of paper.

Pencil Step 4

Step 4) Fold the top of the paper down along the dotted line.

Pencil Step 5

Step 5) Turn the paper over.

Pencil Step 6

Step 6) Fold both corners down along the dotted lines.

Pencil Step 7

Step 7) Fold both sides in along the dotted lines.

Pencil Step 8

Step 8) Turn the paper over.

Pencil Step 9

The complete pencil

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