These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami penguin face. If you’re new to paper folding you may want to take a quick look at our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic folds and techniques.

Penguin Face Step 1

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

Penguin Face Step 2

Step 2) Fold the top of the paper down along the dotted line.

Penguin Face Step 3

Step 3) Fold both layers of paper up along the dotted line.

Penguin Face Step 4

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

Penguin Face Step 5

Step 5) Fold and unfold the paper along the dotted lines on each side.

Penguin Face Step 6

Step 6) Unfold the top layer of paper.

Penguin Face Step 7

Step 7) Fold the top layer of paper up along the dotted line.

Penguin Face Step 8

Step 8) Fold the top layer of paper along the dotted line.

Penguin Face Step 9

Step 9) Fold the paper up along the dotted line.

Penguin Face Step 10

Step 10) Fold the paper up along the dotted line.

Penguin Face Step 11

Step 11) Fold the paper back up along the existing crease.

Penguin Face Step 12

Step 12) Fold the top layer of paper down along the dotted line.

Penguin Face Step 13

Step 13) Fold the paper down along the dotted line.

Penguin Face Step 14

Step 14) Fold the paper down along the dotted line.

Penguin Face Step 15

Step 15) Fold the paper down along the dotted line.

Penguin Face Step 16

Step 16) Turn the paper over.

Penguin Face Step 17

Step 17) Fold both sides in along the dotted lines.

Penguin Face Step 18

Step 18) Fold one side over top of the other side, it doesn’t matter which one.

Penguin Face Step 19

Step 19) Turn the paper over.

Penguin Face Step 20

Step 20) Fold the top two corners down and then unfold them.

Penguin Face Step 21

Step 21) Make Inside Reverse Folds along the creases from the last step.

Penguin Face Step 2

The complete penguin face

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