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.

Step 1

Create the base of the Scottie dog

How to fold an Origami Scottie Dog - Step 01

To make this origami Scottie dog, you need to get a piece of square origami paper. 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 02

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

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

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We have now made the base of this paper dog! Unfold the right triangle flap of the origami paper to proceed to the next step!

Step 2

Build the dog's body

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Fold the right corner to the vertical crease line on the right side. Follow the dashed line as a guide.

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Fold the right side of the origami paper to the left. Follow the dashed line and the direction the arrow lands on.

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Make the tail of the origami Scottie dog by folding the corner of the triangle flap to the left.

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Fold the origami paper downwards in half.

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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.

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

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Again, fold diagonally the bottom part of the origami paper upwards. Make sure to fold the top layer ONLY.

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Now fold along the dashed line of the top layer downwards. Make sure to fold the outer layer ONLY.

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Your origami Scottie dog should now look like this. You can see the tail peeking through. Turn the origami paper around.

Step 3

Form the chin of the little schnauzer

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Almost done! Fold along the dashed line of the paper downwards. Makes sure to fold the outer layer ONLY.

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The final step is to make the Scottie dogโ€™s beard. The beard is hidden inside the dogโ€™s chin. Pull the hidden flap outside.

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

Extra Tips

  • Customize it however you like by drawing its eyes or put some designs on its fur.
  • Use different kinds of paper to make variety of dog. Experiment on color, textures and various materials!
  • To make various breeds of dogs, use a specific color of paper. Example, make a dalmatian by using a white paper with black polka dots.
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  1. thank you sooo much this is REALY good and I have been trying to find a video on how to make a dog with origami and I finally found one! ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜

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