These instructions will show you how to make a very easy origami tadpole. 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 basic folds and bases.

Tadpole Step 1

Step 1) Fold the paper in half.

Tadpole Step 2

Step 2) Fold the paper in half again.

Tadpole Step 3

Step 3) Open the paper over to the right.

Tadpole Step 4

Step 4) Squash Fold the paper flat.

Tadpole Step 5

Step 5) Fold the lower part of the paper behind along the dotted line.

Tadpole Step 6

The complete tadpole

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