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Start with a square piece of origami paper.

Start with a square piece of origami paper.

Touch two opposing corners together and crease to form a triangle.

Touch two opposing corners together and crease to form a triangle.

Fold the triangle in half having the left point touching the right point.

Fold the triangle in half having the left point touching the right point.

Repeat to both sides.

Repeat to both sides.

Fold the two flaps in to the center line.

Fold the two flaps in to the center line.

Repeat to other side.

Repeat to other side.

Unfold the previous step so you are left with just the crease marks.

Unfold the previous step so you are left with just the crease marks.

Repeat to both sides.

Repeat to both sides.

Fold in the two sides to the center line.

Fold in the two sides to the center line.

Repeat to both sides.

Repeat to both sides.

Pull down the triangle in the center of one side and crease.

Pull down the triangle in the center of one side and crease.

Repeat the same step to the other side.

Repeat the same step to the other side.

To form the head, bend one of the tips of thinner triangles downward at an angle.

To form the head, bend one of the tips of thinner triangles downward at an angle.

Pull apart the larger triangles which are now the wings.

Pull apart the larger triangles which are now the wings.

And now your origami crane is complete.

And now your origami crane is complete.

Make more, and decorate anything you want with them.

Make more, and decorate anything you want with them.

  • Square piece of paper (origami paper)