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Horse Awesome Origami
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1. Start with a square piece of 2. Turn the paper over to the 3. Using the creases you have made, bring the
paper, coloured side up. Fold the white side. top 3 corners of the model down to the
paper in half, crease well and Fold the paper in half, crease well bottom corner. Flatten model.
open, and then fold again in the and open, and then fold again in
other direction. the other direction. Your creases
should look like this.
1. Start with a square piece of 2. Turn the paper over to the 3. Using the creases you have made, bring the
paper, coloured side up. Fold the white side. top 3 corners of the model down to the
paper in half, crease well and Fold the paper in half, crease well bottom corner. Flatten model.
open, and then fold again in the and open, and then fold again in
other direction. the other direction. Your creases
should look like this.

4. Fold upper layer’s outside 5. Cut only top layer 6. Fold the “legs” 7. Fold outside edges toward 8. Turn model over and
corners toward centre line, then up to the top crease. upwards along the the centre. repeat steps 4-7 on other
fold the top downward along the creases shown. side. The model should now
crease shown. Unfold. look like this.

4. Fold upper layer’s outside 5. Cut only top layer 6. Fold the “legs” 7. Fold outside edges toward 8. Turn model over and
corners toward centre line, then up to the top crease. upwards along the the centre. repeat steps 4-7 on other
fold the top downward along the creases shown. side. The model should now
crease shown. Unfold. look like this.

9. Rotate model and 10. Inside Reverse Fold Optional Step:


make creases as the head and the tail. Blunt the 4 feet of the horse by
shown. Unfold. Finished Horse! folding the tips upward on the
inside of the model.
To make the horse do a somersault,
sharply tap upwards under his tail.
9. Rotate model and 10. Inside Reverse Fold Optional Step: 2
make creases as the head and the tail. Blunt the 4 feet of the horse by
shown. Unfold. Finished Horse! folding the tips upward on the
Star Box Awesome Origami
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1. Start with a square piece of 2. Turn the paper over to the 3. Using the creases you have made, Bring 4. Flatten model.
paper, coloured side up. white side. the top 3 corners of the model down to the This is a Square Base
bottom corner.
Fold the top corner of the paper Fold the paper in half, crease
down to the bottom corner. well and open, and then fold
Crease and open again. Then fold again in the other direction
the paper
1. Start in ahalf
with sideways.
square piece of 2. Turn the paper over to the 3. Using the creases you have made, Bring 4. Flatten model.
paper, coloured side up. white side. the top 3 corners of the model down to the This is a Square Base
bottom corner.
Fold the top corner of the paper Fold the paper in half, crease
down to the bottom corner. well and open, and then fold
Crease and open again. Then fold again in the other direction
the paper in half sideways.

5. Rotate Square Base so 6. Fold the uppermost outer flaps in to 7. Repeat Step 6 8. Fold each flap up toward the outer
the open end is at the top. meet the centre line. on the back side edge of the model and crease well.

5. Rotate Square Base so 6. Fold the uppermost outer flaps in to 7. Repeat Step 6 8. Fold each flap up toward the outer
the open end is at the top. meet the centre line. on the back side edge of the model and crease well.

9. Open out the flaps, and flatten. 10. Repeat Steps 8 & 11. Tuck the top flaps behind 12. Repeat Step 11 13. Fold bottom
9 on the back side. themselves. Crease well. on the back side, so of model upwards.
the model now Crease very well
looks like this. then unfold.
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9. Open out the flaps, and flatten. 10. Repeat Steps 8 & 11. Tuck the top flaps behind 12. Repeat Step 11 13. Fold bottom
9 on the back side. themselves. Crease well. on the back side, so of model upwards.
the model now Crease very well
looks like this. then unfold.
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14. Push in the base of the model, 15. Fold each Finished Star Box!
along the creases you just made. point of the star
downwards.
This will form the base of the box.

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Crane Awesome Origami
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2. Turn the paper over to the


1. Start with a square piece of white side. 3. Using the creases you have made, Bring the
paper, coloured side up. top 3 corners of the model down to the bottom
Fold the paper in half, crease corner. Flatten model
Fold the top corner of the paper well and open, and then fold
down to the bottom corner. again in the other direction
Crease and open again. Then
fold the paper in half sideways. 2. Turn the paper over to the
1. Start with a square piece of white side. 3. Using the creases you have made, Bring the
paper, coloured side up. top 3 corners of the model down to the bottom
Fold the paper in half, crease corner. Flatten model
Fold the top corner of the paper well and open, and then fold
down to the bottom corner. again in the other direction
Crease and open again. Then
fold the paper in half sideways.

4. Fold top triangular 5. Fold top of model 6. Open the uppermost flap of the model, bringing it 7. Turn model over
flaps into the centre downwards, crease upwards and pressing the sides of the model inwards at and repeat Steps 4-6
and unfold well and unfold the same time. Flatten down, creasing well. on the other side.

4. Fold top triangular 5. Fold top of model 6. Open the uppermost flap of the model, bringing it 7. Turn model over
flaps into the centre downwards, crease upwards and pressing the sides of the model inwards at and repeat Steps 4-6
and unfold well and unfold the same time. Flatten down, creasing well. on the other side.

8. Fold top flaps into 9. Repeat on other side. 10. Fold both ‘legs’ of 11. Inside Reverse
the centre. model up, crease very Fold the “legs” along
well, then unfold. the creases you just
5 made.
8. Fold top flaps into 9. Repeat on other side. 10. Fold both ‘legs’ of 11. Inside Reverse
the centre. model up, crease very Fold the “legs” along
Crane continued
well, then unfold. the creases you just
made. Awesome Origami
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12. Inside Reverse Fold one Finished Crane!


side to make a head, then fold
down the wings

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Bunny Awesome Origami
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1. Start with your paper 2. Turn the paper over and 3. Holding the points shown, bring them both 4. Fold front triangles in
white side up. Fold in fold in half diagonally and down to the centre point on the bottom line. to centre line.
half, then in half again, in both directions. Crease
as shown. Crease well, well and open out once Flatten model. This is called a waterbomb base.
then open out again. again.
1. Start with your paper 2. Turn the paper over and 3. Holding the points shown, bring them both 4. Fold front triangles in
white side up. Fold in fold in half diagonally and down to the centre point on the bottom line. to centre line.
half, then in half again, in both directions. Crease
as shown. Crease well, well and open out once Flatten model. This is called a waterbomb base.
then open out again. again.

diagram is
enlarged

diagram is
enlarged

5. Fold edges to 6. Fold front flaps of top 7. Fold again, diagonally, then tuck 8. Turn over and fold
centre line. triangles downwards, into pockets. bottom corners in to centre.
creasing well.

5. Fold edges to 6. Fold front flaps of top 7. Fold again, diagonally, then tuck 8. Turn over and fold
centre line. triangles downwards, into pockets. bottom corners in to centre.
creasing well.

9. Fold front flap 10. Crease front 11. Move top 12. Move the 13. Crease top 14. Move top 15. Fold top
to the left. flap into toward flap to the next flap to flap in toward flap to the layers outward
centre line. right. the right centre line. left. along creases
shown.
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9. Fold front flap 10. Crease front 11. Move top 12. Move the 13. Crease top 14. Move top 15. Fold top
9. Fold front flap 10. Crease front 11. Move top 12. Move the 13. Crease top 14. Move top
Bunny
15. Fold top
to the left. flap into toward flap to the next flap to flap in toward flap to the layers outward
continued
centre line. right. the right centre line. left. Awesomealong creases
Origami
shown.
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16. Open out 17. Fold nose 18. To inflate Finished Puffy
the ears. under to form bunny, blow into Bunny!
crease shown. its nose!
Then fold back
again.

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Lily Awesome Origami
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1. Start with your paper 2. Turn the paper over and 3. Holding the points shown, bring them both
coloured side up. fold in half diagonally and in down to the centre point on the bottom line.
both directions. Crease well
Fold in half, then in half and open out once again. Flatten model. This is called a waterbomb base.
again, as shown. Crease
1. Start
well, with
then openyour paper
out again. 2. Turn the paper over and 3. Holding the points shown, bring them both
coloured side up. fold in half diagonally and in down to the centre point on the bottom line.
both directions. Crease well
Fold in half,
1. Start withthen
yourinpaper
half and open
2. Turn theout once
paper again.
over and Flatten model.
3. Holding the This is called
points shown,a waterbomb base.
bring them both
again,
colouredas shown.
side up.Crease fold in half diagonally and in down to the centre point on the bottom line.
well, then open out again. both directions. Crease well
Fold in half, then in half and open out once again. Flatten model. This is called a waterbomb base.
again, as shown. Crease
well, then open out again.

4. Fold the top triangle into the centre and unfold. 5. You’ll need to repeat step 4 on all four 6. On the uppermost diamond, fold the
Using this crease, open out the triangle and flatten. of the flaps of the waterbomb base. The outside corners into the centre line,
model will now look like this. crease well then open.

4. Fold the top triangle into the centre and unfold. 5. You’ll need to repeat step 4 on all four 6. On the uppermost diamond, fold the
Using this crease, open out the triangle and flatten. of the flaps of the waterbomb base. The outside corners into the centre line,
model will now look like this. crease well then open.
4. Fold the top triangle into the centre and unfold. 5. You’ll need to repeat step 4 on all four 6. On the uppermost diamond, fold the
Using this crease, open out the triangle and flatten. of the flaps of the waterbomb base. The outside corners into the centre line,
model will now look like this. crease well then open.

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diagram is
enlarged
7. Fold the model in half 8. Using the creases made in step 6 and 7, 9. Repeat steps 6, 7 10. Now fold down each
and open. lift the bottom point of the model (the and 8 on each if the of these triangles, on all
diagram is uppermost layer only) up to the top point, four sides. The four sides.
enlarged
bringing in the sides of the model at the model should now
same time, as shown. look like this.
7. Fold the model in half 8. Using the creases made in step 6 and 7, 9. Repeat steps 6, 7 10. Now fold down each
and open. lift the bottom point of the model (the and 8 on each if the of these triangles, on all
uppermost layer only) up to the top9point, four sides. The four sides.
7. Fold the model in half bringing in the
8. Using the sidesmade
creases of thein
model
step 6atand
the7, model should
9. Repeat stepsnow
6, 7 10. Now fold down each
uppermost layer only) up to the top point, four sides. The four sides.
bringing in the sides of the model at the model should now

Lily
same time, as shown. look like this.
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11. Rotate model upside down. 12. Fold the outer flaps 13. Repeat step 12 14. Fold down all petals. Completed Lily!
toward the centre and on all four sides of
flatten. the model. The
model should now
look like this.

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Heart Awesome Origami
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1. Start with your paper 2. Fold the top and 3. Fold the two bottom 4. Now fold the 2 top 5. Fold the outside
white side up. Fold in the bottom edges corners up to the top corners down to the edges in to the
half and unfold. into the centre line centre point and unfold bottom centre point points shown and
and unfold. unfold.
Fold in half the
opposite way and
unfold. 3. Fold the two bottom
1. Start with your paper 2. Fold the top and 4. Now fold the 2 top 5. Fold the outside
white side up. Fold in the bottom edges corners up to the top corners down to the edges in to the
half andwith
unfold. into thethe
centre
top line centre
3. Foldpoint andbottom
unfold bottom centre
thepoint points
1. Start your paper 2. Fold and the two 4. Now fold
and unfold.
2 top 5. Foldshown and
the outside
white side up. Fold in the bottom edges corners up to the top corners down to the unfold.
edges in to the
Fold in half the centre point and unfold
half and unfold.
opposite way and
into the centre line
top view top view bottom centre point side view points shown and
and unfold. unfold.
unfold.
Fold in half the
opposite way and
unfold.

top view top view side view


6. Fold all four 7. Now we are going to form the heart. 8. Still holding the model together, bring 9. The model should now look
corners in to the top view the outside edgestop toward
view each other. side view
something like this.
creases just made. Hold the model by the corners, as shown,
and bring these corners together Push the bottom diamond
together underneath the model.

6. Fold all four 7. Now we are going to form the heart. 8. Still holding the model together, bring 9. The model should now look
corners in to the the outside edges toward each other. something like this.
creases just
6. Fold all made.
four Hold thewe
7. Now model by thetocorners,
are going form theasheart.
shown, 8. Still holding the model together, bring 9. The model should now look
corners in to the and bring these corners together the outside edges toward each other. Push the bottom
something diamond
like this.
creases just made. Hold the model by the corners, as shown, together underneath the model.
and bring these corners together Push the bottom diamond
together underneath the model.
side view

side view

side view
10. Lay flat on the table. 11. Use these creases 12. Fold the uppermost 13. Fold the triangles
to inside reverse fold flaps down. Then fold back up.
Fold the two top corners these corners. the tips inward Finished heart!
down to the crease and Give it to someone you love!
unfold

10. Lay flat on the table. 11. Use these creases 12. Fold the uppermost
11 13. Fold the triangles
to inside reverse fold flaps down. Then fold back up.
Blossom Awesome Origami
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2. Turn the paper over to the


1. Start with a square piece of coloured side. 3. Using the creases you have made, Bring the top 3 corners
paper, white side up. of the model down to the bottom corner. Flatten model
Fold the paper in half, crease
Fold in half and open. Then fold in well and open, and then fold
half the other way. again in the other direction

2. Turn the paper over to the


1. Start with a square piece of coloured side. 3. Using the creases you have made, Bring the top 3 corners
paper, white side up. of the model down to the bottom corner. Flatten model
2. Turn
Fold thethe paper
paper in over to the
half, crease
1. Start
Fold withand
in half a square
open.piece
Then of
fold in coloured
well and side.
open, and then fold 3. Using the creases you have made, Bring the top 3 corners
paper,
half thewhite
otherside
way.up. again in the other direction of the model down to the bottom corner. Flatten model
Fold the paper in half, crease
Fold in half and open. Then fold in well and open, and then fold
half the other way. again in the other direction

4. Rotate model so the open 5. Fold top triangular flaps into the centre. 6. Turn model over and repeat 7. Fold the bottom corner upwards to the
part is at the top. this step on the other side. point shown. Crease very well and unfold.

4. Rotate model so the open 5. Fold top triangular flaps into the centre. 6. Turn model over and repeat 7. Fold the bottom corner upwards to the
part is at the top. this step on the other side. point shown. Crease very well and unfold.
4. Rotate model so the open 5. Fold top triangular flaps into the centre. 6. Turn model over and repeat 7. Fold the bottom corner upwards to the
part is at the top. this step on the other side. point shown. Crease very well and unfold.

8. Open out the front and 9. You can then fold the Finished Blossom!
back petals. stem in half backwards to
make the petals stay in
As you open the front and place.
back petals, the side petals
should open up too,
revealing the colour inside.
8. Open out the front and 9. You can then fold the Finished Blossom!
back petals. stem in half backwards to 12
make the petals stay in
Fortune Teller Awesome Origami
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1. Start with white side 3. Turn over and again 4. Fold in half along
up. Fold diagonally in 2. Fold each corner into fold each corner into the
the centre point. creases shown, both
both directions. centre point. ways, and open.

1. Start with white side 3. Turn over and again 4. Fold in half along
1. 3. Turn over and into
againthe
up.Start
Foldwith white side
diagonally in 2. Fold each corner into
2. fold each corner 4. Fold in
creases half along
shown, both
up. Fold diagonally in theFold each
centre corner into
point. fold each corner
centre point. into the creases
both directions.
both directions.
You will
the centre
get “A”point.
on You will centre point. ways, and open.both
shown,
Here are some fortunes: ways, and open.
1 2 a test be rich
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8 3
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6 5 3. You will have very good luck today.
You will
4. You will have many friends.
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5. Do aare some
good fortunes:
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5. Number each segment 2 get “A” on be
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Here are some fortunes: reed blue
1 2 1-8. 6. Open up each flap
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6. Someone will call you today.
7. Turn the
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8 3 each segment. 7. You will get
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6 5 3. You will have very good luck today.
3. You will have very good luck today.
4. You will have many friends.
4. You will have many friends.
5. Do a good deed today.
5. Number each segment from 1-8. 6. Open up each flap 5. Do a good deed today. 7. Turn the model over and
5. Number each segment from 1-8. 6.
andOpen
writeup each flap
a fortune in 6. Someone will call you today. 7. Turn
write the model
a colour overflap
on each and
and write a fortune in 6. Someone will call you today. write a colour on each flap
each segment. 7. You will go to a party soon. as shown.
each segment. 7. You will go to a party soon. as shown.
8. Be careful on Tuesday.
8. Be careful on Tuesday.

red blue
Fortune Teller in action.
1 2
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pink en

red blue
Finished Fortune Teller! 7 8
red blue
red blue Fortune Teller in action.
1 2 Fortune
4 3 Teller in action.
Use fingers to open.
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1 2 pink en
6 5
pinkk 6 5
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green
pin en
blue
13 red blue
red
Finished Fortune Teller! 7 8
Finished Fortune Teller!
Lucky Star Awesome Origami
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3. Fold the end of the strip down


1. Tie a “knot” in the end of and tuck it into the knot. You can
your paper. 2. Pull gently to tighten, then flatten. cut a bit of it off if it is too long.

If you are having a lot


of trouble, try different
papers, or try
wrapping the strip of
paper around without
creasing it too much.
This helps a bit!

4. Now wrap the other end of 5. Keep wrapping until you get 6. Now to make this little And you should have a
the strip around and around to the end of the strip. pentagon into a star, lovely little lucky star! It
this pentagon you have formed, Tuck the last bit of the strip into very gently and slowly may take some practise to
creasing gently as you go. the pouch. You should be left use your fingernail to get the star to puff out
with a cute little pentagon. press on the centre of perfectly, but stick with it...
each of its edges. The you’ll get it!
star should puff out.

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Dragon Awesome Origami
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1. Start with a square piece of 2. Turn the paper over to


the white side. 3. Using the creases you have made, Bring the top 3
paper, coloured side up. Fold the corners of the model down to the bottom corner.
top corner of the paper down to Flatten model
the bottom corner. Crease and Fold the paper in half,
open again. Then fold the paper crease well and open, and
in half sideways. then fold again in the
other direction

1. Start with a square piece of 2. Turn the paper over to


the white side. 3. Using the creases you have made, Bring the top 3
paper, coloured side up. Fold the corners of the model down to the bottom corner.
top corner of the paper down to Flatten model
the bottom corner. Crease and Fold the paper in half,
open again. Then fold the paper crease well and open, and
in half sideways. then fold again in the
other direction

4. Fold top triangular 5. Fold top of model 6. Open the uppermost flap of the model, bringing it upwards 7. Turn model over
flaps into the centre downwards, crease and pressing the sides of the model inwards at the same time. and repeat Steps 4-6
and unfold well and unfold Flatten down, creasing well. on the other side.

4. Fold top triangular 5. Fold top of model 6. Open the uppermost flap of the model, bringing it upwards 7. Turn model over
flaps into the centre downwards, crease and pressing the sides of the model inwards at the same time. and repeat Steps 4-6
and unfold well and unfold Flatten down, creasing well. on the other side.

8. Bring one leg 9. Fold this inside leg down diagonally along 10. Now use this crease to 11. Repeat Steps 8-10 on the
upwards, inside the the crease shown, crease well and unfold. inside reverse fold the leg other half of the model, so now it
model, and flatten. downwards into place looks like this.
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Dragon
8. Bring one leg
upwards, inside the continued
9. Fold this inside leg down diagonally along
the crease shown, crease well and unfold.
10. Now use this crease to
inside reverse fold the leg
11. Repeat Steps 8-10 on the
other half of the model,
Awesome so now it
Origami
model, and flatten. downwards into place looksRlike
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12. To make the Tail: Fold tail 13. Use this crease to inside 14. Tuck the outside edges of
upwards along this crease, but reverse fold the tail upwards. the tail into itself along the
do not fold the triangle in front. crease shown. Crease very well.
Crease well and Unfold.

Squash this point

15. Outside reverse fold 16. Inside reverse fold 17. Crease the lower triangle forward to
along the crease the very tip of the tail, make the back leg. This will bring down
shown. as shown. some of the tail, which you will need to
squash flat.

This will also bend the wing forward, but


ignore that for the moment.

hold here.
18. To make the front leg, make this short 19. Now fold back along the 20. Fold wing down.
crease, pull over and hold down. crease shown, and squash down.

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18. To make the front leg, make this short 19. Now fold back along the 20. Fold wing down.
crease, pull over and hold down. crease shown, and squash down.

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21. Repeat Steps 17-20 22. Fold centre triangle down 23. To make the neck, 24. Crease the sides of the neck, and
on the back side of the and tuck behind wing, into the inside reverse fold along fold outwards.
model, trying to line up body. the crease shown. (Lift
the legs and wing the up the wings so you can
same as the other side. see the dragon take
shape.)

diagram is
enlarged

25. Outside 26. Outside reverse


Reverse fold along fold once again along 27. Inside reverse fold 28. Roll Fold the nose under twice.
the crease shown. this crease. along this crease.

The wings can be folded a variety of


different ways to create different effects.
Experiment with different folds to see
which ones you like best.

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