How to Easily Make an Origami Scottie Dog

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How to Easily Make an Origami Scottie Dog

Introduction:

There are many ways of making an origami dog and one of them is this cute Scottie Dog. A great origami activity for kids, beginners and dog lovers. This dog origami is very easy to do. You only need to follow these simple instructions and use a piece of origami paper to make this Scottie dog origami.

Difficulty Level: Easy

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 1To make this origami Scottie dog, you need to get a piece of square origami paper. It is better to use a paper with a color on one side so that you can follow the instructions better. Face the colored side downwards and then fold the paper crosswise and lengthwise in half. Crease the paper well and unfold. Then, rotate the square into a diamond.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 2

Fold the origami paper lengthwise  in half. Then, crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 3

Bring the left and right corners to the center. Use the intersecting crease lines and the dashed lines as a guide.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 4Unfold the right triangle flap of the origami paper.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 5Fold the right corner to the vertical crease line on the right side. Follow the dashed line as a guide.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 6For step 6, Fold the right side of the origami paper to the left. Follow the dashed line and the direction the arrow lands on.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 7Make the tail of the origami Scottie dog by folding the corner of the triangle flap to the left.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 8Fold the origami paper downwards in half.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 9

The left part of your origami Scottie dog is the finished tail. Now fold along the diagonal dashed fold as shown. Make sure to fold the top layer ONLY.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 10

Your paper origami should look like this. Turn the piece around.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 11Repeat step 9 on this side. Fold diagonally the bottom part of the origami paper upwards.  Make sure to fold the top layer ONLY.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 12Now fold along the dashed line of the top layer downwards. Make sure to fold the outer layer ONLY.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 13Your origami Scottie dog should now look like this. You can see the tail peeking through. Turn the origami paper around.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 14

Repeat step 12 on this side of the origami paper. Fold along the dashed line of the paper downwards. Makes sure to fold the outer layer ONLY.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 15You’re almost done! The final step is  to make the Scottie dog’s beard. The beard is hidden inside the dog’s chin. Pull the hidden flap outside.

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Finish

Woof! Woof! Your origami Scottie dog is done! Why not draw some eyes to bring it to life!

There are many versions of dog origami, Discover new ways here!

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  1. I made this for my dog! He liked it!

  2. It took me a second to figure out some folds but it ended up really cute.

  3. so i’m like I’ve been doing origami for a week. pffff i can totally do this

  4. That beard is such a cutie <3

  5. Adorable dog! this is the first dog origami that I found with a specific breed!
    great job your awesome!

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