Introduction: Orgami Story Telling

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This origami boat figure tells a story of a boy traveling on a boat while you fold it. This is the end figure but from start to finish there are 4 different figures this fold makes.

Step 1: Cootie Catcher Base

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Fold a cootie catcher base. Start with square piece of paper and fold all the corners to the middle.

Step 2: Fold the Side Edges to the Middle

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Fold the side edges to the middle

Step 3: Accordian Fold the Rectangle

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Accordion fold the rectangle. Make sure the side with the "flaps" is facing towards you.

Step 4: Pull Out a Corner Flap

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Pull out a corner flap and crease along the inner uncreased edge

Step 5: Now We Start the Story

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Repeat step 4 for all four corners. Now we can start telling the story.

There is a small island boy and he goes out fishing one day in his boat. A fine two hulled boat he and his father made. (make some floaty motions with the boat)

Step 6: Making a Box

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So look inside the one of the hulls of your boat and there will be one of those corners you folded to the middle in step 1.

We are now making a "box" for our story.

Step 7: The Tackle Box

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So the boy sailed far out to sea and started fishing. He opened a tackle box he had made himself. The sky became dark and the boy in his small boat was lost at sea and washed up on a strange shore at the gate of a great city.

Step 8: Folding the Gate to the City

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Now fold the gate to the city figure. Close the box back up flat and then do the following steps. fff

Step 9: The Kings Gift.

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Story: The boy was taken by guards to see the king of the city. The boy being polite knew that he should give a gift to a king but having nothing else of his own gave the king his tackle box. The king was so touched by the boys gift that he gave the boy a fine ship with a sail that would take him home.


rejarhas (author)2009-04-13

i do not what you do next in step 9 please explain more

AznPanda (author)2008-11-01

Soo toucing T.T sob sob sob lol

nicktl (author)2008-04-03

on step 6 i cant see what you're doing at all please update the fourth picture on step 6!!!

Hawaii00000 (author)2007-12-17

Sob. sob. So touching

beanz (author)2007-12-16

I had a book with this story in when I was (much) younger. The final boat was a little better though. It was more like this gondola.

GorillazMiko (author)2007-12-13

nice instructable!

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