How to Make a Fish Napkin Fold | Easy Fold for Kids and Beginners

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How to Make a Fish Napkin Fold | Easy Fold for Kids and Beginners


Want to learn an easy napkin fold? Try the fish napkin fold technique! it’s easy and  great for casual occasions. It’s also appropriate in a restaurant that serves seafood. So if the occasion involves kids in a seafood restaurant or an ocean-themed party, then this fold is worth considering.

You’ll only have to do a few simple folds to make the fish napkin. So what are you waiting for? Grab a paper or cloth napkin and start folding.

If you find this fold too easy and you want something more intricate then read our other guides. We have plenty of cool napkin folds for all occasions.

Step 1

Make the base of the fish napkin by folding it into a triangle


This fish fold napkin is easy to make and you'll be done in no time! Lay the napkin in front of you and find a flat surface. Orient the napkin like in the image above.


Then fold the napkin in half by bringing one corner to the other. In this case, the top corner was folded towards the bottom corner.

Step 2

Make the tail of the fish napkin fold!


The ends of the napkin will be the tail of the fish. In this step, you will be folding the napkin three times. First, fold the bottom corner towards the top edge.


Diagonally fold the left edge like in the picture above.


Then do the exact same thing on the right side. You'll then have a symmetrical napkin. Good job, you are now close to making a fish napkin.

Step 3

Form the body of the fish napkin


Fold the left corner towards the middle. This will make one-half of the fish's body and tail.


Then do the same for the right side. As you can see, you have just made the tail and body of the fish.


But there's one more thing you need to do. Flip the napkin over and you for napkin is done!

Extra Tips

  • Make the fish napkin come alive by sticking an eye! Stick a piece of the googly eye or a piece button. Make it fancy by sticking a bedazzled sticker like what we did for this fish!
  • Iron the napkin first if necessary. Ironing your tablecloth napkin is the first step in preparing for a good dining experience. If yo are in a hurry, You can use tissue paper napkins for this easy paper napkin folding tutorial.
  • If you are looking for an easy and quick fold then beginner folds like this will save you a lot of stress.
  • For more awesome folds, check out the articles recommended down below. We have various easy napkin folds that can be done seconds like the fish napkin fold.
  • Besides quick and easy serviette folding, we have fancy napkin folds that are quite challenging but worth making! Check those out!
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