Origami Duck

duck origami

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Directions to fold origami duck

  1. Start with a square piece of paper
  2. Fold the square in half at a diagonal to make a triangle
  3. Unfold
  4. Positioning the paper like  a diamond, fold two edges in to the center fold line to make a kite shape
  5. Turn the paper over so the kite is one smooth shape
  6. Fold the kite in half matching the top and bottom two triangle points together.
  7. Fold the smaller point (which will be the head and beak) in half again away from the other triangle point.
  8. Use the valley fold to make the crease between the head and the beak.
  9. Fold the wider triangle down half halfway to meet the head.
  10. Use the Mountain Fold to fold the duck in half so that both sides match and are symmetric.
  11. Carefully pull the head upward away from the body.
  12. Carefully pull the tail upward away from the body.
  13. Carefully pull the beak upward away from the head.
  14. Fold the bottom flaps inside so that the duck can sit upright on the table.
  15. Fold back points to inside.
  16. Decorate with marker!

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