These instructions will show you how to fold an easy origami waterbomb, a traditional model. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you take a minute to review our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic folds and techniques.

Waterbomb Step 1

Step 1) Fold the paper in half.

Waterbomb Step 2

Step 2) Fold the paper in half again.

Waterbomb Step 3

Step 3) Open the paper over to the right.

Waterbomb Step 4

Step 4) Squash Fold the paper flat.

Waterbomb Step 5

Step 5) Turn the paper over.

Waterbomb Step 6

Step 6) Open the paper over to the left and Squash Fold it flat.

Waterbomb Step 7

Step 7) Fold both sides up along the dotted lines.

Waterbomb Step 8

Step 8) Fold the paper up along the dotted lines on the other side.

Waterbomb Step 9

Step 9) Fold both sides in along the dotted lines.

Waterbomb Step 10

Step 10) Fold both sides in on the other side along the dotted lines.

Waterbomb Step 11

Step 11) Fold the two flaps of paper at the top into the pockets and repeat on the other side.

Waterbomb Step 12

Step 12) Blow air into the little hole at the bottom to inflate the model.

The complete water bomb

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