This Origami Dinosaur is a great way for kids to explore the world of origami. It also teaches the fine motor skills of precise folding to create a figure that will amaze young children.
1 1/2 pieces of Origami Paper (square, any size) usually white on one side
Fold paper in half diagonally. Crease
Fold sides to the middle. Crease.
Fold top point down to middle and bottom up to middle. Crease well.
Turn over. Fold right hand point past middle as shown in diagram. Crease. Fold tip back to right. Crease
Fold in half. Crease.
Ease neck out of middle of body as shown in diagram. Crease
Ease head out of middle of neck as shown in diagram. Crease Glue on wiggle eyes.
Cut a second piece of paper in half. You will only need one half. Cut that half in half again lengthwise. Fold each piece in half lengthwise. Crease. Fold each piece in half horizontally two times Glue up inside the dinosaur body.
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