These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami whale. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend that you take a look at our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic folds and techniques.

Whale Step 1

Step 1) Fold the paper in half and then unfold it.

Whale Step 2

Step 2) Fold the bottom of the paper up along the dotted line.

Whale Step 3

Step 3) Turn the paper over.

Whale Step 4

Step 4) Fold the top and bottom in along the dotted lines.

Whale Step 5

Step 5) Fold the top and side in along the dotted lines then turn the paper over.

Whale Step 6

Step 6) Fold the tail up a little bit.

Whale Step 7

The complete whale

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