These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami rabbit folded from a Fish Base. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you check out our Beginner’s Guide first. It’ll show you all the basic folds and techniques.

Rabbit Step 1

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

Rabbit Step 2

Step 2) Fold both sides in to the centre along the dotted lines.

Rabbit Step 3

Step 3) Fold both sides at the bottom in to the centre along the dotted lines.

Rabbit Step 4

Step 4) Pull out the paper trapped inside and fold it flat into a Rabbit Ear Fold on each side. This gives you a Fish Base.

Rabbit Step 5

Step 5) Fold the top part of the paper down and behind the model.

Rabbit Step 6

Step 6) Fold both sides in to the centre along the dotted lines.

Rabbit Step 7

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

Rabbit Step 8

Step 8) Fold the paper in half bringing the left side behind the model.

Rabbit Step 9

Step 9) Make an Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.

Rabbit Step 10

Step 10) Make another Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.

Rabbit Step 11

Step 11) Make another Inside Reverse Fold up along the dotted line.

Rabbit Step 12

Step 12) Make one more Inside Reverse Fold so the tail isn’t so pointy.

Rabbit Step 13

Step 13) Rotate the model about 90 degrees.

Rabbit Step 14

Step 14) Make an Outside Reverse Fold on the middle flap of paper.

Rabbit Step 15

Step 15) Make another Inside Reverse Fold to complete the head.

Rabbit Step 16

Step 16) Open up both ears making them a bit more 3D.

The complete rabbit

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