These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami squirrel. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you check out our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basics.

Squirrel Step 1

Step 1) Fold and unfold the paper in half both ways and then fold the bottom and top to the centre along the dotted lines.

Squirrel Step 2

Step 2) Fold both sides in to the centre and then unfold them.

Squirrel Step 3

Step 3) Fold all the corners down along the dotted lines.

Squirrel Step 4

Step 4) Open up each corner and Swivel Fold them flat.

Squirrel Step 5

Step 5) Push all the folds flat.

Squirrel Step 6

Step 6) Fold the paper behind along the dotted lines.

Squirrel Step 7

Step 7) Fold the flaps out along the dotted lines.

Squirrel Step 8

Step 8) Fold the paper in half bringing the bottom in behind.

Squirrel Step 9

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

Squirrel Step 10

Step 10) Rotate the model about 90 degrees.

Squirrel Step 11

Step 11) Make an Outside Reverse Fold along the dotted lines.

Squirrel Step 12

Step 12) Make an Inside Reverse Fold on the front of the head.

Squirrel Step 13

Step 13) Fold the paper inside along the dotted line and repeat on the other side.

Squirrel Step 14

The complete squirrel

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