Today we’ll learn to craft this cute piece of origami to usher in the year of the rabbit 2011 (extremely exciting for me as I was born in the year of the rabbit! XD).
You might take some time to master the craft. But once you get the hang of it, the bunnies will multiply really fast! Practice makes perfect!
Origami Rabbit Template
(adapted from Origami Rabbit by Stephen O’Hanlon)
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Step 1: Materials
2. Pen Knife
Step 2: Download & Print
Then cut along dotted lines. You should have 1 big , 1 medium and 2 small square cutouts.
Step 3: Fold
Fold it into halves. The printed side should be facing out.
A T character and a dot should be seen on each side of the folded paper.
Step 4: Fold
Fold the edges of the paper in towards the center crease.
You should see 2 T characters facing you.
Step 5: Fold
Following that, mountain fold the edges to the center.
Step 6: Fold
Step 7: Fold
You should see the 2 printed dots forming the rabbit’s eyes.
Step 8: Fold
Step 9: Fold
This will form the rabbit’s ears.
Step 10: Form Head
Step 11: Form Head
You’ll begin to notice the rabbit taking shape.
Gently pull the ears of the rabbit away from the body
and then crease on each side so that the head stands up straight.
Step 12: Form Nose
Step 13: Form Legs
This will form the legs of the rabbit.
Step 14: Form Back Side
Step 15: Form Ears
Step 16: Voila!
Happy bunny crafting! :)