Introduction: Ninja Star

This Instructable will teach you how to make cool ninja star out of just two pieces of square paper!

Step 1: Beginning Folds

Get out two pieces of square paper. You may nee to cut them from a regular piece of printing paper. Begin by folding both pieces of paper in half, and half the other way. Now unfold them.

Step 2: Cut Into Eighths

Cut both pieces of paper along the fold lines. You will now have 8 pieces of square paper.

Step 3: Hardest Step

This is the hardest step of the Instructable. First, you need to fold one of the pieces of paper in half on both sides, and diagonally on both sides. Now fold two of the corners on one half to the center of the square. Then fold the opposite half on the fold mark in. Push the two sides in so that you have a parallel figue. Then, on the opened end of the figure, fold the tips down about 1 cm. Do this on all eight pieces of paper.

Step 4: Putting It Together

Now it's time to put it all together. Slide one closed end into the opening end of another one. This may be difficult, so look at the photo shown. Now take the flaps of the figure that you are sliding the other one into, and close the flaps into the slot-type thing. Repeat this until you have done all of them.

Step 5: Ninja Star!

Now just push all the sides in one at a time. Now you are done!

Comments

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398571 made it! (author)2017-05-24

Thank for the advice

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ByambadorjO made it! (author)2016-10-04

oooohhhhh mmmyyyy goooooshhhh

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sarthak287 made it! (author)2014-01-27

show step 5 more clearly

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motorbike39 made it! (author)2013-01-15

not the instructions i was looking for

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Aspen6 made it! (author)2011-12-30

Wow, my son is going to love this at his ninja party! Thank you for sharing :)

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god squad 101 made it! (author)2011-08-20

i didnt get the last step of how to push in the sides at first and i almost gave up but i tried it again and i got it and OH MY GOSH THIS IS SWEET!!!!! way better than a 4 point ninja star!!!

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dianay made it! (author)2011-08-08

Sweeet!

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psu1manjr made it! (author)2011-07-26

nice instructable very easy

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Jamez Britton made it! (author)2011-07-04

My friend Strachanie made this but with coloured paper. It looks *^$&#!@ awesome!

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dremeldude made it! (author)2011-06-16

I made one of these out of post-its instead and it worked perfectly!!

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ssaravanan made it! (author)2011-06-07

Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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David-Yezbak made it! (author)2011-04-25

really easy if you knew how to make then forgot then read this and I also made one out of GIANT piecses of paper it was as wide as a large table at a resturant. =D

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dance4life2252 made it! (author)2011-02-27

THIS IS SO FREAKING KOOOOOLLLL!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!! thnaks so much :)

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Jwow12 made it! (author)Jwow122011-02-27

haha..i know who u r:))

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XxAlziexX made it! (author)2011-01-28

nvm, i get it! colored paper might help next time though :D

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XxAlziexX made it! (author)2011-01-28

sooo confused!!!! :(

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Sticky_Note_Posters made it! (author)2011-01-24

This is a good intructables. If you dont want it to be too big, use post its teh sticky notes.

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dingu6666 made it! (author)2010-10-26

its easy i got it

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a9281997 made it! (author)a92819972011-01-15

o.o

how did u get the hand @ da bottom of ur pic w/ da "1"???

its funny.... :O

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a9281997 made it! (author)2011-01-15

yo. :P wazzup?


~alex~

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FrozenStar made it! (author)2011-01-12

I love these things, I made one out of 8 separate 8x8 sheets of paper, it's pretty big

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knexsniper123 made it! (author)2011-01-05

nvm i got it

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knexsniper123 made it! (author)2011-01-05

what do you mean cut on the fold lines there is only four fold lines?

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texter9 made it! (author)2011-01-02

cover the frisbee in duct tape and looks cooler and is more derable

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chamster made it! (author)2010-11-01

It can transform!

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chamster made it! (author)2010-11-01

You can push the little pieces outwards so you hide the blades, then you can disguise it as a harmless doughnut, but then...

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dingu6666 made it! (author)2010-10-26

cooooooooooooooool :)

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freerunnin1 made it! (author)2010-10-16

lol i found one of these in my drawer a while back and i was wondering where it was from... :P

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aakarsh1997 made it! (author)2009-09-23

Thanks for the cool Instructable. I really liked it. And don't say that 3rd one is the hardest

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diana200 made it! (author)diana2002010-09-08

its not that cool

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Alphawolf1003 made it! (author)2010-08-08

trying to diamond shape, I got square shape

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MrFr3drik made it! (author)2010-06-28

That is very cool. =D

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coolio426 made it! (author)2010-03-30

Man, this steps hard! are the squares supposed to be little?

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valleycrosser made it! (author)valleycrosser2010-05-28

 Just use sticky notes!

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Externium made it! (author)2010-05-23

Awesome instructable!
Took me a while to understand it but now that i got it i thank you very much.

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THECHINABOY made it! (author)2010-05-15

how do you throw it? but is so cool!!!!

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dasboschitt made it! (author)2010-05-14

u should tell how to do te folding part 

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THECHINABOY made it! (author)2010-05-14

it just takes time

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THECHINABOY made it! (author)2010-05-13

sorry, this step is so easy

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Near24 made it! (author)2010-03-05

 this instructable is just fun!  these fly better than the four point regular "ninja stars"  and are so cool!

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Capt. Kidd made it! (author)Capt. Kidd2010-05-07

turned 15 when u posted this

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qazplm made it! (author)2010-04-01

good instructable pictures....
i really adore this ninja star!!! ;) thank you very much for posting this.
gotta make more....

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sammyd901 made it! (author)2010-03-29

 does not make sense

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silverwing made it! (author)2009-08-20

All I had to do was read the first insertion. After that, I built the whole thing

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corndawg49 made it! (author)corndawg492010-03-14

 do you like kenneth oppels silverwing series too?? OMG I love his books

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Dabensta made it! (author)2009-05-22

waste of twenty minutes.

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corndawg49 made it! (author)corndawg492010-03-14

 stop being mean or i might as well bann or report you. or at least say it kindly. just try again and maybe use glue to hold everything together

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corndawg49 made it! (author)corndawg492010-03-14

 i agree with you me

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no swear-man made it! (author)no swear-man2009-12-13

waste of 20 minutes wat r u talkin bout ?????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!??????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!   
 

                      dis instructable is awsome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

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Xx_Shadow_Kat_xX made it! (author)2010-03-06

Not only do these fly better but with the spikes pulled in THEY MAKE KICK BUTT FRISBEES my siblings and i made a set of three each and had fight and we all died of laughter LOLZ