These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami plesiosaurus. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you take a quick look at our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic folding techniques.
Step 1) Fold the paper in half and then unfold it.
Step 2) Fold both sides in to the centre along the dotted lines.
Step 3) Fold both sides in to the centre along the dotted lines.
Step 4) Pull out the paper trapped underneath on both sides.
Step 5) Fold the paper flat on each side into a Rabbit Ear Fold. This will result in a Fish Base.
Step 6) Fold the paper in half bringing the bottom part behind.
Step 7) Fold the Rabbit Ear flap back along the dotted line and then repeat on the other side.
Step 8) Make an Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.
Step 9) Fold the paper inside along the dotted lines on both sides.
Step 10) Open up the paper along the dotted line and Squash Fold it flat. Look at the next step to see the final position of the fold.
Step 11) Fold the paper behind along the dotted line.
Step 12) Make a Crimp Fold along the dotted lines.
The complete plesiosaurus
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