These instructions will show you how to fold an easy origami rhinoceros or rhino. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend that you check out our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic folding techniques.

Rhino Step 1

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

Rhino Step 2

Step 2) Fold the two corners on the right in to the centre.

Rhino Step 3

Step 3) Fold both sides on the left in along the dotted lines.

Rhino Step 4

Step 4) Fold the top layers of paper out along the dotted lines.

Rhino Step 5

Step 5) Fold the model in half.

Rhino Step 6

Step 6) Open the paper out over to the left and Squash Fold it flat. Look at the next diagram to see the final position of the fold.

Rhino Step 7

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

Rhino Step 8

Step 8) Pull the paper up and out. Look at the next diagram to see the final position.

Rhino Step 9

Step 9) Fold the paper along the dotted line and then unfold it.

Rhino Step 10

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

Rhino Step 11

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

Rhino Step 12

Step 12) Fold the paper inside along the dotted line and then repeat on the other side.

Rhino Step 13

Step 13) Make folds along the dotted lines to shape the head and then repeat on the other side.

Rhino Step 14

Step 14) Fold and unfold the paper along the dotted line.

Rhino Step 15

Step 15) Make an Inside Reverse Fold along the crease from the last step.

Rhino Step 16

The complete rhino

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