Origami Blow-Up Bunny

Origami Blow-Up Bunny

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit
This Origami Blow-Up Bunny is the similar to the Balloon Bunny. Both start with the waterbomb base and both are cute! As its name implies, this model requires that you blow into a hole so it inflates into a 3 dimensional paper bunny.






Origami Blow-Up Bunny Instructions


blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 1:

Start with a square sheet of paper with the colored-side facing up.

Fold and unfold the paper in half both directions (top to bottom; then left to right).

Turn the paper over.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 2:

Fold and unfold the paper along the two diagonals to get an X-shaped crease.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 3:

Collapse the paper into a waterbomb base. To do this, fold the top-edge of the paper towards the bottom-edge. At the same time, bring together the left and right edges.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

In transition.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit
When done, this sequence of folds is called a “waterbomb base”. It is an intermediate-form which is commonly used in the making of many different origami models.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 4:

Fold the two bottom corners to the top of the model.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 5:

You will have a diamond-shape on top of a triangle-shape. Fold the left and right corners of the diamond towards the center of the model.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 6:

At the top of the model, you will find a loose flap. Fold the flap down so the edges align with the right-edge of the model (join red dots). Unfold. Repeat on the right side.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 7:

Refold the flap and tuck in the loose end of the model into the small pocket made in step 5. Repeat on the right side.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Turn the model over.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 8:

Fold down the bottom-left and bottom-right corners of the paper. The left-edge and right-edge of the model should meet in the middle.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 9:

Fold the flaps back up and out towards the side.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 10:

Fold the flaps back in towards the middle of the model. This makes the ears of the rabbit.

Step 11:

Rotate the model upright so the red dot is pointing up.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Step 12:

Flare open the 4 flaps so they are spread away from one another. The model is more 3 dimensional and less flat.

Step 13:

Put the model to your lips and blow air into the small hole (red arrow).

Step 14:

The model will inflate and become the rabbit’s body.

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

blow up origami Origami Blow-Up Bunny rabbit

Bunny is done!

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