Origami Claws

Introduction: Origami Claws

When we were young, we would make paper creations in church when talks were boring. One of our favorite creations was the Paper Claw. This is an amazing and fun project because you can make one for every finger and have claws like a monster or a superhero. They can also be a cool part of a costume that you can make yourself!

What you’ll need: A sheet of binder paper (or any color paper for customization)

Step 1: Place the Paper Longways Up and Down in Front of You. It Should Look Like This:

If the paper has holes to go in a binder, make sure the holes are on the left side.

Step 2: Take the Top Right Corner of the Paper and Fold It Diagonally Across the Page So the Edges Line Up, As Shown.

Note: the upper left hand part of the paper should look like a point.

Step 3: Take the Top Left Corner and Fold It Directly Down to the Bottom Left Corner.

Step 4: Fold the Right Side Into the Center So the Diagonals Line Up, As Shown.

You should now have a square.

Step 5: Take the Bottom Right Corner and Fold It Diagonally Across to the Upper Left Corner.

You should now have a triangle.

Step 6: Take the Upper Right Corner and Fold It So That the Top Edge Makes a Line Down the Center of the Triangle, Like This:

Step 7: Fold the Bottom Corner Up Across the Middle Line.

Step 8: Turn the Paper Over. It Should Look Like This:

Step 9: Tuck the Loose Corner Into the Pocket in the Claw.

Step 10: The Upper Triangle Has Two Pieces of Paper Stacked on Top of Each Other. Insert Your Finger in Between the Pieces of Paper to Use.

Step 11: Congratulations! You Have Finished Your Paper Claw! Your Finished Claw Should Look Like This:

CAUTION: THE CLAWS MAY BE SHARP AND POINTED. DO NOT POKE PEOPLE IN THE FACE.

Note: If the last folded tab does not stay in the pocket (maybe because of loose folding) you can secure the fold with a piece of scotch tape.

Note: If the point is not sharp enough, go back to steps 6 and do your best to make the top point of the triangle as tight as possible. When repeating step 7 afterwards, make sure to fold/wrap the paper tightly as instructed.

Note: If your parents don’t like that the claws are sharp and pointed, then make step 6 and 7 more loose and messy.

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28 Comments

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Eliana-clary
Eliana-clary

Tip 5 weeks ago

My finger claw looks different than the picture

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cat123
cat123

3 months ago

i found a differant one this one is differant

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Bro7d8
Bro7d8

7 months ago

if you put two more on top of the first one it looks even cooler

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alxysgaus103
alxysgaus103

Tip 12 months ago on Introduction

One thing that I recommend if you don’t have different colors of paper is you make the claws and then paint them

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The Life of Mine
The Life of Mine

Reply 2 years ago

I am so happy that you are being VERY positive!

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THECOLD
THECOLD

Reply 1 year ago

*visible happ*

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THECOLD
THECOLD

Tip 1 year ago

You should make a version out of a stronger material. Like a plastic.

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rcadw3393
rcadw3393

1 year ago

here is my set

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anime girl2
anime girl2

2 years ago

i don´t get it

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KAYlenthepythOn
KAYlenthepythOn

Reply 1 year ago

if you cant make them from here try a youtube tutorial

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980054076
980054076

Reply 1 year ago

same

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KAYlenthepythOn
KAYlenthepythOn

1 year ago

These are cool as hell and this is how my son feels right now

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Mike Lazaro
Mike Lazaro

8 years ago

I remember doing this in grade school. It felt like I was Wolverine

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KAYlenthepythOn
KAYlenthepythOn

Reply 1 year ago

I know right this is my son right now

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hcps-yakovleav
hcps-yakovleav

Reply 4 years ago

I felt like I was freddy krueger

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rcadw3393
rcadw3393

1 year ago

their cool i made 1 hand set

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980054076
980054076

1 year ago

legit im trying but i cant doing it bro

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Lailaaa321
Lailaaa321

Question 4 years ago on Step 7

I don’t get how to fold it on #7