Introduction: How to Make a Paper Shuriken
In this instructable, you'll learn how to make a shuriken out of folded paper. A shuriken is also know as a throwing star. But no worries - this paper shuriken is much safer than the original! Keep reading to learn how to fold your own shuriken.
Step 1: Get One Piece of Origami Paper
Get one piece of origami paper. Any square piece of paper will work too. You only need one piece of paper. I know there are two in the picture, but you only need one!
Step 2: Cut in Half
Fold the paper in half, then cut so you have a reference.
Step 3: Fold in Half
Fold both pieces in half the long way.
Step 4: Fold It in Half the Other Way
Fold it in half the other way
Step 5: Unfold
Unfold the last fold you made.
Step 6: Fold the Top Half on Both Pieces
Fold the top half on both pieces, but do it in opposite directions.
Step 7: Fold the Bottom Half of Both Pieces
Fold the bottom half of both pieces in opposite directions.
Step 8: Flip
Turn over both pieces.
Step 9: Fold the Two Squarish Pieces Into Triangles
Fold the squarish pieces at the top and bottom in into triangles on both pieces.
Step 10: Fold in the Triangles
Fold the triangles into the body of both pieces.
Step 11: Put the Pieces on Top of Each Other
Put the pieces of top of each other.
Step 12: Fold in the Flaps
Fold the triangles into the pockets of the body.
Step 13: Now You're Done!
Enjoy your shuriken :)