Origami Monkey Instructions and Diagram

This origami monkey has one tricky fold at the tail, but it shouldn't be too hard if you follow the step by step instructions along with the pictures. After the tail, everything will be a lot easier and you'll come away with a neat looking origami monkey.

Once you're done folding this monkey, you'll have to feed it. "Feed it!?" Yes, feed it. What does an origami monkey like to eat? An origami banana of course.

Origami Monkey
Follow the steps below to make this cool Origami Monkey.
Difficulty: Medium
Step 1 Step 1: Start with a square piece of origami paper. If you only have regular 8.5x11 paper, follow these instructions to make a square sheet.
Step 2 Step 2: Fold the paper in half by folding the left corner to the right corner.
Step 3 Step 3: Unfold.
Step 4 Step 4: Fold the upper left and right sides to the center as shown.
Step 5 Step 5: Now fold the bottom left and right sides to the center.
Step 6Step 6-2 Step 6: Fold the bottom up as shown, not in half.
Step 7 Step 7: Fold most of the flap back down.
Step 8Step 8-2 Step 8: Here's the tricky fold. Squash the left pocket of the triangle. You'll have to fold the left side of the triangle while trying to open and flatten the pocket.

It's okay if it's not perfect.
Step 9 Step 9: Do the same to the right side.
Step 10 Step 10: Fold the entire figure in half by folding the right side over to the left side.

Click "Next" to continue making the origami monkey.


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