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How to Make a Paper Crane – Instructions

A paper crane is a simple yet nice looking origami craft. Given below are the instructions to make a paper crane using this simple folding technique.

Glimpse of the Paper Crane:

Paper CraneSteps in making an Origami crane:

Step 1:

Take a square sheet of paper and fold it along the dotted lines.

Step 2:

The fold would be like a triangle.

Step 3:

Fold the triangle again in the middle along the crease.

Step 4:

Once folded the bottom of the folded triangle should be facing the bottom.

Step 5:

Make a crease along the middle of this triangle.

Step 6:

Lift the front right corner up and towards the left.

Step 7:

Flatten the square.

Step 8:

?Flip the paper and repeat the step.

Step 9:

Flatten. Resultant would be a square.

Step 10:

Fold the top part of the sheet towards the center crease.

Step 11:

Repeat the step for the left side.

Step 12:

Fold the top triangle towards the bottom as shown.

Step 13:

Unfold such that the creases are seen.

Step 14:

Open the top part along the creases made.

Step 15:

Fold the paper inwards and flatten.

Step 16:

Flip the paper and repeat the steps 10 to 15.

Step 17:

Lift the top part of the rhombus that we have towards the middle.

Step 18:

Repeat the step for the other side as well.

Step 19:

Flip and repeat the above two steps for the other side.

Step 20:

Fold the lower ends of the rhombus towards the top.

Step 21:

Make a crease along the fold.

Step 22:

Unfold and tuck both the sides up into folds.

Step 23:

To make the head of the crane, make a fold and tuck it inwards as shown.

Step 24:

Fold the flap towards the bottom to make a crease.

Step 25:

Flip the paper and repeat the previous step to make the wings.

Step 26:

From the bottom of the crane where there is a small gap in the paper, blow in to make the body of the crane.

The Paper Crane:

Paper crane


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