Traditional Origami Rabbit

Traditional Origami Rabbit

Traditional Origami Rabbit

Learn to make a Traditional Origami Rabbit in about 5 minutes. This is an easy model which will bring a hop in your child’s stride. It only takes 10 folds to complete the model and the results are pretty convincing. With a bit of imagination, this bunny can hop along all day!



Traditional Origami Rabbit Instructions


Traditional Origami Rabbit

Step 1:

Start with a square sheet of paper. Fold it in half (left to right). Unfold.

Traditional Origami Rabbit

Step 2:

Fold the left-edge and right-edge of the paper to the center crease made above.

Traditional Origami Rabbit

Step 3:

Fold down the top-edge of the model. Fold it at the quarter mark (bring the top edge to the center of the paper).

Traditional Origami Rabbit

Unfold slightly.

Traditional Origami Rabbit

Step 4:

Make valley folds as shown so the corners of the paper are pulled outwards.

Origami Rabbit

Step 5:

Fold the top-edge of the paper back down and press the corners flat so the model looks a little like a house.

Origami Rabbit

Turn over.

Origami Rabbit

Step 6:

At the “roof of the house”, fold the sloping edges in half so it is more narrow. These will be the ears of the rabbit.

Origami Rabbit

Step 7

At the bottom of the model, fold in the two corners. This section will be the tail of the bunny.

Origami Rabbit

Step 8

Fold the model in half.

Origami Rabbit

Rotate.

Origami Rabbit

Step 9

Fold up the tail-end of the model.

Origami Rabbit

Unfold.

Origami Rabbit

Step 10

Make an inside reverse fold (fold the tail section so it lies in between the layers of paper).

Traditional Origami Rabbit

Optional: if you like, you can fold the head part a little to the side so the model can balance upright. You can also draw in eyes and decorate.

Done!

Traditional Origami Rabbit

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