Introduction: Origami Water Balloon
The water baloon, also know as the waterbomb, is a staple of traidtional origami. One of the traditional bases, the waterbomb-base has it's name form this very model!
one quadratic sheet of paper
Step 1: Choose Your Way
You can either follow the Video above directly or go through the step by step explonations with the diagram. As an added bonus you find the origami balloon diagrams in on picture together to print at home.
Step 2: Fold Diagonals
Step 3: Turn Over
turn over the sheet
Step 4: Fold in Half, Then Unfold
Step 5: Make the Waterbomb Base
bring the two marked points two the middle of the lower edge. Then push the shape flat
Step 6: Fold Up the Flap
take the upper of the two flaps on the right hand side and fold the tip towards the tip at the center
Step 7: Fold in Corner
the new 90° Corner of the top flap should now be folded to the center of the model,
thus creating a pocket
Step 8: Fold Tip Down
Step 9: Tuck In
push the corner inside the pocket
Step 10: Fold Up the Flap
repeat steps 5 to 9 on the other side
Step 11: Fold in the Corner
fold in the corner. please ignore the right hand side of the image, that is an error
Step 12: Fold Down Tip
Step 13: Tuck In
Step 14: Turn Over and Repat
turn the model over and repeat the least steps again.
Step 15: Fold and Unfold Tip and Bottom
fold and unfold with force to fold through all layers of the model
Step 16: Inflate
give one strong puff of air through the opening below. that works batter than a long stream of air
Step 17: Completed
congratulaitons. your model is done!