Origami Rooster

Origami Rooster   Rooster Rooster (TP Kong) Rooster (E Binzinger) Rooster (M Vigo) Easy Rooster (RHC Bristle) Gallo/Rooster (P Gallo) Good Morning Rooster (L Stringer) Le Coq/Rooster (C Boudias) Cock of Dresden (von KD Ennen) Chicken (origami-club.com) Chicken 2 (origami-club.com)  

Birds

Two Color Paper Crane

Origami Birds In addition to paper cranes and flapping birds, there are hundreds of other origami bird models. Bird models are easy to create because a piece of paper has 4 corners and this corresponds with the 4 parts of a bird: head, tail, and two wings. Maybe the diagrams below will inspire you to… Continue reading Birds

Egg-Laying Chicken

Egg-Laying Chicken This Egg-Laying Chicken was created by Zsuzsanna Kricskovics. It is often mistaken as a traditional model because it is based on the traditional model named Monkey Climbing a Mountain (video) Both models are great example of action origami. Action origami models are paper creations which move (hop, jump, open & close, spin, clap)… Continue reading Egg-Laying Chicken

Chick ‘N’ Egg

Chick ‘N’ Egg by Sarah Wooden This Chick ‘N’ Egg origami model was created by Sarah Wooden. It used to be hosted on her web site, Sarah’s Origami, but the site has now gone extinct. We rescued these instructions from the archives and host it here on the Origami Resource Center. If you are Sarah… Continue reading Chick ‘N’ Egg

Chick and Egg

Chick and Egg by Sarah Wooden This Chick and Egg origami model was created by Sarah Wooden. It used to be hosted on her web site, Sarah’s Origami, but the site has now offline. We rescued these instructions from the archives and host it here on the Origami Resource Center. If you are Sarah Wooden,… Continue reading Chick and Egg

3D Origami Swan

3D Origami Swan This 3D origami swan was made with 400+ sheets of paper each folded into a small triangle. This type of paper folding is called Golden Venture Folding or Chinese Paper Folding.   Fold between 400 and 450 triangular units (instructions here). These can be made while watching TV, while sitting in the… Continue reading 3D Origami Swan

Origami Bird Birkeland

Origami Bird Birkeland by Hans Birkeland   This is by and used to be found on this website: http://hansbirkeland.150m.com/bird1.htm But this site is no longer active and we have captured the image and reproduced it here. Please contact us if you are the rightful owner of this diagram and wish for it to be removed.… Continue reading Origami Bird Birkeland

Traditional Origami Chicken

Traditional Origami Chicken To make this Traditional Origami Chicken, you will need origami paper that is different color on the front and on the back of the paper. If you use regular paper, then you will not be able to make the chicken’s head a different color as shown. The model is not hard to… Continue reading Traditional Origami Chicken

Swan Parent and Child

Swan Parent and Child Swan Parent and Child is an easy origami model perfect for Mother’s Dayand/or Father’s Day. It features two swans, one big and one small, all made from one sheet of paper. Start with a square sheet of paper with white side up. Fold the paper in half forming a triangle. Unfold.… Continue reading Swan Parent and Child

Origami Paper Crane

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Origami Paper Crane When you say “origami”, most people immediately envision the paper crane. This stylized paper-bird is synonymous with the ancient art of paper folding. Why is this? How did this happen? Where did it all start? The Red-Crowned Crane (Grus japonensis) is one of the largest birds of its species. It is predominantly… Continue reading Origami Paper Crane

Origami Owl by Yann Mouget

Origami Owl by Yann Mouget This hibou (owl) is by Yann Mouget and used to be found on this web site:     http://how-to-origami.com/owl-origami-instructions.html But this site is no longer active and we have captured the image and reproduce it here. Please contact us if you are the rightful owner of this diagram and wish… Continue reading Origami Owl by Yann Mouget

Origami Toucan by Hans Birkeland

Origami Toucan by Hans Birkeland This origami toucan is by Hans Birkeland and used to be found on this web site:     http://hansbirkeland.150m.com/toucan1.htm But this site is no longer active and we have captured the image and reproduce it here. Please contact us if you are the rightful owner of this diagram and wish… Continue reading Origami Toucan by Hans Birkeland

Easy Origami Swan

Easy Origami Swan Learn to make an easy origami swan that takes less than 10 steps:     Easy Origami Swan Instructions Start with a square sheet of paper. Fold in half on the diagonal. Unfold.   Fold the left and right edges of the paper to meet the central crease made above.   Turn… Continue reading Easy Origami Swan

Origami Pelican

Origami Pelican Learn to make an easy origami pelican that takes less than 10 steps:   Start with a square sheet of paper. Fold in half on the diagonal. Unfold.   Fold the left and right edges of the paper to meet the central crease made in step 1. This makes a kite shape.  … Continue reading Origami Pelican

Origami Ostrich by Hans Birkeland

Origami Ostrich by Hans Birkeland This origami ostrich is by Hans Birkeland and used to be found on this web site: http://hansbirkeland.150m.com/ostrich1.htm But this site is no longer active and we have captured the image and reproduce it here. Please contact us if you are the rightful owner of this diagram and wish for it… Continue reading Origami Ostrich by Hans Birkeland

Golden Venture Folding (3D Origami)

Types of Origami

Golden Venture Folding   Golden Venture Folding (also called Chinese Paper Folding or 3D Origami) is a type of modular origami. Here, paper is folded into a simple triangular unit. Hundreds of these units are inserted into one another to create elaborate sculptures. The number of units needed depend on the level of complexity and… Continue reading Golden Venture Folding (3D Origami)

Origami Owls

  Origami Owls Origami owls are great as gifts for teachers and other smarty-pants friends.  The owls are also great as Halloween decorations.  Enjoy! Origami Owls Diagrams Barn Owl (A Barbour): pg 1, pg 2, pg 3 Eagle Owl (A Lozano) Horned Owl (E Binzinger) Owl (D Petty) Owl (HauntedHappenings.org) Owl (S Aoyagi) Owl (B Gargol)… Continue reading Origami Owls