These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami sparrow. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend you check out our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic folds and techniques.

Sparrow Step 1

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

Sparrow Step 2

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

Sparrow Step 3

Step 3) Make a Pleat Fold at the top of the paper.

Sparrow Step 4

Step 4) Fold the paper in half bringing the right side behind.

Sparrow Step 5

Step 5) Make an Outside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.

Sparrow Step 6

Step 6) Fold the top layer of paper underneath along the dotted line.

Sparrow Step 7

Step 7) Turn the paper over.

Sparrow Step 8

Step 8) Fold the top layer of paper underneath like on the other side.

Sparrow Step 9

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

Sparrow Step 10

Step 10) Fold the bottom of the paper behind the model.

The complete sparrow

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