These instructions will show you how to fold an easy origami sparrow. 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 paper folding basics.
Step 1) Fold the paper in half and then unfold it.
Step 2) Fold the top and bottom in to the centre along the dotted lines.
Step 3) Fold the top and bottom in to the centre along the dotted lines.
Step 4) Open up the paper trapped inside on both sides.
Step 5) Push the paper flat into a Rabbit Ear Fold on the top and bottom. This will result in a Fish Base.
Step 6) Make a Pleat Fold along the dotted lines.
Step 7) Fold the two Rabbit Ear flaps over to the right.
Step 8) Fold the paper out along the dotted lines.
Step 9) Make a Pleat Fold on the left and on the right.
Step 10) Fold the paper in half bringing the top part down and behind.
Step 11) Fold the beak down a little bit, then fold the bottom of the head underneath and repeat on the other side.
The complete sparrow
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