How to Fold the World's Simplest Origami Bird

I had a number of messages saying people didn't "get" how the bird was folded.

What better time to show everybody?

Start with a square of paper, and copy the folds you see.

Yes, I know I pre-creased the paper, but if I didn't that took the video over 30s unless I sped it up.

I'm also a bit miffed with the end caption - the version I uploaded doesn't have the stray "m" (I wasn't expecting YouTube to mangle it like that).
Wow,that was to easy!!!!
Hey Kiteman! I love making this I had a great time! I love this sooo much!<br>Thanks,<br>U456
Thank you!
Your welcome!
I made it and it came out really nice! Thx for sharing an awesome project!
'then add the essential details' <br>:) lol <br>ur instructables are really good :)
In the Origami world,this fold has a name and designer, Dorothy Engleman called it &quot;Yellow Bird&quot;. &nbsp; Yes, it is simple, and a great way to teach the inside reverse fold - or outside reverse, depending upon how you look at it.<br /> I like to teach it using square card stock that is actually recycled fliers.&nbsp; When the bird is turned upside down, and placed on a flat surface, it looks like a sailboat.&nbsp; Blow into the sail, and have races.<br />
Haha, that is exactly what my youngest did when I taught him this!<br /> <br /> <br />
Took me 3days to figure this out how is it so easy... <br /> <br /> Just kidding...
Wow, I found kiteman's youtube account! Took me long enough....
Not exactly a secret...
Nah I just couldn't find it that well.
how big is the paper?
Size isn't important, it just has to be square.
That was neat. I recall being in a japanese restauraunt in the early seventies when I was in the Navy and in Yokosuka, Japan, trying to do origami to show the waiter. I really wish I had known about this one back then.
i must agree simple effective, and taught you something in less than half a minute, good 'ible.
Thank you.
It's nice and simple and it fits the 30s slot. Good job. L (Which bird(s) am I hearing?)
They're blackbirds. I didn't record them myself - I don't have the equipment.
Thankyou. L
Meh..I need more specifics. You fail.
Hardly, its quick, and simple. Very well done, K.
Thanks, Bumpus.<br/><br/><sub><sup>(You know, I think greenpro was being humorous...)</sup></sub><br/>
By all means....I was completely kidding around. Well done!

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