How to Make a Paper Monkey

This is a neat little monkey with a bushy brow that sort of looks like its walking on all fours. Overall it's not difficult to fold, but pay careful attention when you get to the tail. The easy instructions and step by step pictures should do an excellent job in teaching you how to make a paper monkey like this. Get out a piece of paper and let's get on with it!

Paper Monkey
Follow the steps to learn how to make a 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 learning how to make a paper monkey.


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