This paper frog is an exceptional piece of origami. What separates this model from most others is the ability to blow into it and make it puffy. Frogs do have a puffy body after all compared to their dainty little limbs. You'll have fun folding this and have even more fun seeing the reactions of other people.
It's not hard to learn how to make a paper frog such as this one. There are quite a few folds, but also lots of repeating folds. You should have no problem making this if you follow the instructions and pictures carefully. If you like the paper frog, you may also like the origami jumping frog.
|Step 1: Start with a square piece of origami paper, but if you only have regular 8.5x11 paper, follow these instructions to make a square sheet.|
|Step 2: Fold the paper in half from top corner to bottom corner.|
|Step 3: Fold in half again from left corner to right corner.|
|Step 4: Perform a squash fold with the top flap. To do this, open the top flap and fold the right corner to the bottom corner while creasing the sides.|
|Step 5: Turn over.|
|Step 6: Perform another squash fold. To do this, make the left flap stand vertically, then open up and squash down.|
|Step 7: Open up a flap and do a squash fold on that also.|
|Step 8: Do this squash fold three more times to the other flaps until you're figure looks exactly like this.
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