A very common fold in origami where you basically just squash a flap of paper down.

Squash Fold Step 1

1) For illustrative purposes I’m starting out with a Square Base.

 

Squash Fold Step 2

2) Lift one of the flaps straight up (with a square base there are four “flaps” of paper).

 

Squash Fold Step 3

3) Open the flap up and push down on the top until it is flat.

 

Squash Fold Step 4

4) The completed Squash Fold.

 

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