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How to make a Paper Ball

Origami Ball used to be my favorite paper model as a kid. It is so much fun to blow in your model ad you’ve got a ball! Just felt like posting this tutorial.

Glimpse of the Result:

Make Paper Ball


Step 1:

Take a square sheet of paper and make center and diagonal creases as shown.

Step 2:

Slowly fold along these creases.

Step 3:

Press to get a triangular base.

Step 4:

Lift the right edge and fold upwards to the top corner of the triangle.

Step 5:

Repeat the above step for the left corner of the triangle.

Step 6:

Flip the model and repeat steps 4 and 5.

Step 7:

Bring the right and left corners of the rhombus towards the center and press to make creases.

Step 8:

Flip the model and repeat the step above.

Step 9:

Lift the left flap at the bottom and fold it in half as shown.

Step 10:

Insert this  folded flap in the pocket above. Repeat this for all the other three flaps of the model.

Step 11:

Separate the sides of the model as shown.

Step 12:

If you can see, a hole is formed in the model. Blow is air through this hole. A paper ball or balloon (however you want to call it) is done.

Origami ball

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