How to Make a Paper Shuriken

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Introduction: How to Make a Paper Shuriken

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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 :)

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56 Comments

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12037144
12037144

Question 2 years ago on Introduction

Which way do you fold your paper on step 2 of making the shirekin before you cut it

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Naruto_Stannn
Naruto_Stannn

Answer 3 months ago

Put the paper into landscape and fold the top right corner down. It won't fully reach the bottom left corner but cut of the excess. That'll make it square. Or just use origami paper

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4697667624
4697667624

Question 5 months ago

at step 9 what your meaning

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Naruto_Stannn
Naruto_Stannn

Answer 3 months ago

Sorry its so late, but since they're squares fold the top right corners down to the bottom left corners, making them triangles :)

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baby12345
baby12345

Tip 3 months ago on Step 10

thanks but i already know how to make it im looking for a new version

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IMFINNLOL
IMFINNLOL

2 years ago

I tried to make the paper shuriken but while doing so my runt of a 20 year old son called me a baby so I threw the shurken into his eye and now he's blinded. serves him right .

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lh805414
lh805414

Reply 3 months ago

oh my god hahahahahahahahhahahahahhah
dude that is so funny

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PatriciaO36
PatriciaO36

Reply 2 years ago

Good thinking

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bcam9050
bcam9050

4 months ago

this does not work

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FOLDBOT24
FOLDBOT24

2 years ago

Even If I Follow The Instructions,I Still Can't Do It.

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4697667624
4697667624

Reply 5 months ago

me too

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ogbonchi002
ogbonchi002

Reply 1 year ago

u should fold it diagnol

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4697667624
4697667624

5 months ago

i can't make it

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ellis-wright
ellis-wright

9 months ago

this is so dang on hard man!

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kennedy peng
kennedy peng

Question 3 years ago on Introduction

on step 2 it was a rectangle peace of paper not a square paper

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partygames626
partygames626

Answer 1 year ago

Did you read the directions? Because IT SAID FOLD THE SQUARE IN HALF