These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami penguin. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend you check out our Beginner’s Guide first which will show you all the basic folds and techniques.
Step 1) Fold the paper in half and then unfold it.
Step 2) Fold both sides in to the centre along the dotted line.
Step 3) Make two Pleat Folds along the dotted lines.
Step 4) Fold the paper in half bringing the top half behind.
Step 5) Rotate the paper about 45 degrees.
Step 6) Make an Outside Reverse Fold along the dotted lines.
Step 7) Make an Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.
Step 8) Inside Reverse Fold the Inside Part again over to the right. The diagram shows an arrow pointing to the left but it’s wrong…
Step 9) Fold the top flap of paper underneath along the dotted line and then repeat on the other side.
Step 10) Make a Crimp Fold along the dotted lines.
The complete penguin
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