Hat making is always cherished by kids as it is something they can make, wear and ‘show off’ with pride. Origami Samurai helmet or hat is a fun origami model for kids to make and wear. It involves a few easy steps and will come in handy during theme parties. These hats which trace back their origin to Japanese warriors represents courage and honor.
Glimpse of the Origami Samurai Helmet:
Instructions for Making an Origami Samurai Helmet:
We will start with a one sided square piece of paper.
Fold in half along one of the diagonals.
Bring the top right corner to meet the bottom tip of the triangle.
Similarly bring down the top left corner down.
Lift the right flap upwards in half.
Repeat the above step for the left flap.
Now fold the top flap outwards as shown.
View with both flaps folded outwards.
Now lift the upper flap at the bottom upwards leaving an inch at the top.
Fold the top part upward as shown…
…and press well.
Flip and fold the lower flap up to complete the hat.
The front view of the completed helmet.