Discover How to Make an Easy Origami Truck For Kids and Beginners

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Discover How to Make an Easy Origami Truck For Kids and Beginners

Introduction:

Making an origami truck is very easy to make. You only need to know the basic folds to make this origami vehicle. It is better to use origami paper that has color on one side. That way, it is easier to follow the instructions better.

If you’re new to origami you’ll be surprised at how easy and fast the origami truck can be made. You can decorate the truck once you are finished with the steps to make it look better.

Follow the instructions below, and let’s start folding!

Step 1

Make the wheels of the origami truck

How to fold an Origami Truck- Step 01

Before making the wheels of the paper truck, crease the origami paper lengthwise and crosswise in half.

How to fold an Origami Truck- Step 02

Unfold the paper. You should now have a nice crease mark.

Fold the bottom third of the lower part towards the top.

How to fold an Origami Truck- Step 03

Then diagonally fold the bottom flap of the paper. Make sure to fold the topmost flap only.

How to fold an Origami Truck- Step 04

The origami paper should now look like this. This will be the wheels of the origami truck.

Step 2

Shape the origami paper into a truck

How to fold an Origami Truck- Step 05

Fold the top two-thirds of the paper downwards. You will fold along the dash lines shown in the picture above.

How to fold an Origami Truck- Step 06

Shape the front part of the car by folding the bottom right corner of the top flap towards the top.

How to fold an Origami Truck- Step 07

Fold diagonally the top right corner of the origami paper. Follow the dashed line for guidance.

How to fold an Origami Truck- Finish

Your origami truck is done! Make other awesome origami vehicles by checking out our catalog!

Extra Tips

  • Make other origami vehicles from our catalog! Be sure to check out the suggested articles below.
  • What's great about this paper car is that you can personalize it after you're done making it. You may draw some details like windows and car lights to make it more realistic.
  • Do your kids love trucks? They might enjoy coloring these cool vehicles! Check out car coloring pages where you can download for free!

What paper to use?

A square shaped paper is all you need to make an origami bus! The ideal size would be  using a 15cm-by-15cm sized paper weigh around 60 gsm. This is so that it’s durable enough to withstand folding, bending, and creasing.

Don’t have a japanese standard origami paper? No problem! You may use any paper like bond paper or construction paper and cut it into a square. Be resourceful! You may use old newspapers, gift wrappers, and magazine pages to make this origami. Not only are you being creative, but you are teaching kids to be sustainable!

Disclaimer

These free origami instructions are made available to you by the paper folding community at large. If you have a diagram you would like to share, or if your diagram is listed here and you wish to have it removed, please Contact Us. Diagrams are intended for personal use.

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