These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami seal. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend you review our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic folds and techniques.

Seal Step 1

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

Seal Step 2

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

Seal Step 3

Step 3) Fold the other sides in to the centre along the dotted lines.

Seal Step 4

Step 4) Open up the paper that’s trapped inside.

Seal Step 5

Step 5) Fold the paper flat into a Rabbit Ear Fold on each side. This will give you a Fish Base.

Seal Step 6

Step 6) Fold the paper in half bringing the bottom up and behind.

Seal Step 7

Step 7) Make an Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.

Seal Step 8

Step 8) Make another Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.

Seal Step 9

Step 9) Make a small Inside Reverse at the front of the head.

Seal Step 10

Step 10) Fold the flap of the Rabbit Ear Fold out along the dotted line and repeat on the other side.

Seal Step 11

Step 11) Make an Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line to make the tail.

Seal Step 12

Step 12) Fold the flipper up along the dotted line and repeat on the other side.

Seal Step 13

The complete seal

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