The FreeKidsCrafts team designed this Origami Parakeet for you to add to your paper folding collection. Origami can be simple for beginners and evolve into very complex and beautiful creations. Get the kids started early.
Origami Square in a color that pleases you
Wiggle eye (optional)
Black Marker (optional)
Click on "Other Images" for complete folding diagrams.
Fold paper in half. Crease. Open up.
Fold top points down diagonally to center fold. Crease
Fold on both sides to center fold. Crease well
Fold bottom half up diagonally as shown in diagram. Crease
Fold bottom piece diagonally to form tail.
Crease top point down. Open up. Crease down in the other direction.
Use your index finger to push the crease section inside the fold to form the beak.
Draw on eye or use adhesive wiggle eye.
I like to embellish my origami by coloring in the beak and adding an indication of feathers on the wings. It's your creation. Do anything you like to it.
These projects are created by Terri, Betty, Jamie or one of the talented staff members at MakingFriends.com. They have been created exclusively for publication on FreeKidsCrafts.com with supplies you'll be able to find around your house.
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