Introduction: How to Make a Paper Crane

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Here are steps below on how to create a paper crane.

Step 1: Take One End of Paper and Fold It Across to Create a Triangle

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Step 2: Take One End of Triangle and Cross Over to Create a Smaller Triangle.

You're going to want to take the longer end of the triangle and fold it in half to create a smaller triangle.

Step 3: Open Triangle and Press Flat to Make a Square.

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Open the flap and press down evenly to make it a square.

Step 4: Repeat on Backside.

Step 5: Pinch Down Middle of Triangle and Pull the Top Down, Press Down and Create a Crease. Repeat on Backside.

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Step 6: Fold the Right Hand Corner of the Diamond to Meet in Center of Line. Repeat This Step on the Left and Backside.

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Step 7: Lift Up the Right Side and Press It to the Other Side and Press Down Middle Fold. Flip Over Paper and Repeat on Backside.

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Step 8: Lift Up the Snout and Press Down. Repeat on Backside.

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Step 9: Bend the Side of One Snout to Create the Head.

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Step 10: Gently Pull Wings Apart.

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Step 11: Video

Here is a visual video of me making the crane.

Comments

Frankie Avyanna made it! (author)2016-01-29

It's a little bit dodge but I did it :)

Muhaiminah Faiz (author)2015-10-15

I learned a different technique for making origami crane, but this one is easy to follow! Thanks for sharing!

SylvainM2 made it! (author)2015-10-13

It reminded me some old habits

Thank you for sharing this

FullmetalDragon (author)2015-10-13

I love making cranes. Once I tried to make 1,000(or whatever amount the myth/legend says) but got bored at 15 :P

tomatoskins (author)2015-10-13

This is great! I remember making these when I was younger.