They are various ways of making a paper frog. For this paper activity, you will need a piece of origami paper to make this paper frog. To follow the instructions more clearly. Use a paper that has color on one side.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
To make this paper frog, get a square piece of origami paper. Fold the paper in half crosswise and lengthwise. Crease the paper well and unfold.
After making the creases in step 1, turn the origami paper to the other side.
Make a valley fold along the diagonal lines as shown, crease the paper well, and unfold it.
Form a waterbomb base by pushing the paper from both sides, as shown by the arrows.
As you push the sides in, the background triangle should form. Hold it down as you continue to bring both sides together.
Finish the waterbomb base by squashing down the paper to flatten.
The origami paper should now look like this triangle. Diagonally fold the paper along the dashed lines. Make sure to fold the top layer ONLY.
Fold the left and right corners of the outer flap to the center.
Turn the origami paper to the other side.
Fold the left and right sides of the triangle to the center crease line.
Diagonally fold the paper on both sides. Follow the dashed lines and the direction of the arrows to know where to fold. Make sure to fold the outer layer ONLY.
Bring the bottom part to the top part of the origami paper. Make sure to fold the outer layer ONLY.
Flip the origami paper to the other side.
Fold the outer layer of the paper frog downwards as shown.
The last step is to fold the two flaps at the top area, as shown.
Your origami paper frog is done!
Want to make the frog jump? Try making this version of an origami frog!