What can be made from a simple square-shaped sheet of paper? Almost everything, if you use the origami technique. In this lesson, you will make origami paper fish.
Materials and tools:
- square of orange paper;
- plastic eye;
Origami Paper Fish in 9 steps
Total Time: 20 minutes
Fold the paper sheet
Mark the diagonal fold on the square blank. Bend the sides to the fold at an angle.
Work with the other side
Turn the sheet to the other side and fold the bottom corner up.
Make a blank according to the sample
Turn it over again and bend the lower corners of the resulting rhombus to the middle line. So you form the front part of the fish.
Start making fins
Straighten the curved corner as shown in the photo.
Complete making the fin
Press the corner. So you made one of the fins.
Make a second fin
Do this with the other side of the paper sheet.
Turn the fish over
Your fish should look like this from the front side.
Cut out the tail for the fish
Use a scissors. Cut the workpiece in the back along the middle line by 1 cm. Then bend the sides to the sides to get the tail fin. Make a mouth in the front of the fish, cutting out a small corner.
Decorate the origami craft
Add a plastic eye. You should get the same orange fish as in the photo.
Make some fish and play fishing with your child. This interesting idea will appeal to every child.