How to Make an Origami Crane

One craft that I can do off the top of my head is make an origami crane. I tend to find that if I`m slightly bored, I suddenly have tons of mini cranes in front of me because I made them without thinking about it too much.

 

I`ve always liked cranes and found them easy to fold, so I thought that I would show a simple how-to. ​Now, ordinarily, you use origami paper of varying sizes:

 

Origami paper usually has one side that has color, and one white side, but you can certainly make a crane with paper that is all one color!

First, if you don`t have origami paper, at least make sure that you have a square:

 

Fold it into a triangle:

 

Unfold, and fold into a triangle the other way:

 

Fold the triangle in half:

 

Bubble one side:

 

Then the other:

 

Fold into an ice cream cone:

 

Unfold:

 

Bubble the long way:

 

Now the other side:

 

 

 

 

 

However, occasionally, to make this into a recycle craft, I like to use candy wrappers. ^^ They look neat when they`re done, and it can easily be made into a decoration so that you`re not simply tossing the candy wrappers in the trash.

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