Origami Chicken Step by Step Instructions

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Origami Chicken Step by Step Instructions

Introduction:

Making an origami chicken is a great papercraft for kids and beginners. This easy bird origami only requires simple folds and a few materials to make. You will only be needing two pieces of origami paper, scissors, and glue. For younger kids, it is better to ask an adult for help when using scissors.

Difficulty Level: Easy

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 1

To make the origami chicken, get a piece of square origami paper. It is better to use a paper that has color on one side. That way, it is easier to follow the steps. Face the colored side of the paper down. Then, horizontally and vertically fold the paper in half. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 2

In step 2, Bring all the four (4) corners to the center of the origami paper. The center of the paper is where the crease lines made in step 1 meet each other.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 3

The origami paper should now look like this picture. Fold the paper diagonally by following the dashed lines and the direction of the arrow. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 4

Turn the origami paper to the other side.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 5

Fold the top and bottom corner to the center of the paper. The center of the paper is where the crease lines meet each other.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 6

Your paper in TOP VIEW should now look like this. Now, turn the origami paper around.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 7

TOP VIEW: Connect the left and right corner together. You should connect the two side corners on top of the center of the paper.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 8

This is how the paper will look like in SIDE VIEW. The next step is to connect the two corners together until it forms a diamond.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 9

Your origami chicken should now look like this diamond. Rotate the origami piece 45 degrees clockwise.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 10

The next step is to make the beak of the chicken. Move the top right corner to the left side by pushing the paper inside along the dotted line (inside reverse fold). The left part will be the beak of the origami chicken.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 11

Then get another piece of paper and cut the other parts (wattle and comb) of the chicken. Look at the right image as a guide for cutting the shapes of the waddle and comb. Ask an adult to help you if you’re having a hard time cutting the origami paper with a pair of scissors.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 12

Use a glue to stick the wattle and comb of the origami chicken. The directions of the arrow is where to glue them.

How to fold an Origami Chicken - Step 12

Ta-dah! Your origami chicken is done! Draw some eyes to bring it to life.

If you don’t have scissors at glue, then you can still make a simpler version of a chicken.

Try this easy origami hen!

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Very easy and good are you best

  2. When life gives papers and internet,

    Make a origami

  3. Nice Kirigami

  4. Was looking for an animal printable for my kids! this will do! thanks!

  5. great! 😀 had a lot of fun while making this bird! thank you!

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