These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami skull, a perfect model to fold for Halloween. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you check out our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic folds.

Skull Step 1

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

Skull Step 2

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

Skull Step 3

Step 3) Fold the top down along the dotted line.

Skull Step 4

Step 4) Make a Pleat Fold along the dotted lines.

Skull Step 5

Step 5) Turn the paper over.

Skull Step 6

Step 6) Fold the paper up along the dotted line. Take note that the fold is 1/5 of the distance from the top of that section to the bottom.

Skull Step 7

Step 7) Fold the paper down along the dotted line.

Skull Step 8

Step 8) Fold the paper up along the dotted line.

Skull Step 9

Step 9) Fold the paper down along the dotted line.

Skull Step 10

The complete skull, feel free to draw in some eyes.

What did you think about this origami skull? Let us know in the comments and if you’re folding this for Halloween have a safe and happy Halloween too!