Origami Swan




How to make a origami swan

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Step 1: 1st

Get a square piece of paper.

Step 2: Fold in Half

Fold in half corner to corner

Step 3: 3rd

Open up, Then Fold both sides to the crease. Then turn the paper over and fold up to the crease mark.

Step 4: 4th

Turn over and do the same

Step 5: 5th

Fold the sharp pointy part up so that it is just above the top of the paper.

Step 6: 6th

Fold about 1/4 of the way down downwards. Make sure you fold it nicely.

Step 7: 7th

Fold the paper in half. (Refer to the picture...) and pull the neck outwards then pull the head upwards.

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15 Discussions

i just made one with blue paper and the dog ripped it to shreds D`:


10 years ago on Introduction

i like origami, this is one of my first tries, thanks to your clarity, it was so easy!!


11 years ago on Introduction

This is the BEST instructions I have seen. Can you do the crane like this, too? Im giving you 5 stars! Jan

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11 years ago on Step 7

dude i like it but it would be better if it had wings.i dont think its bad but...nevermind i like it alot :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)