Make a Paper Elephant: Easy Origami Elephant Instructions

Easy Origami ElephantFollow the steps below to make this Easy Origami Elephant.
Difficulty: Easy

Learn how to fold an easy origami elephant with very simple step by step photos and instructions. It's so easy that even very young kids can make one.

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. You can also use these colorful Printable Origami Paper.
Step 2 Step 2: Fold paper in half by folding the top corner to the bottom corner.
Step 3Step 3-2 Step 3: Let's create a crease in the middle. Fold in half again by folding left corner to right corner, and then unfold.
Step 4Step 4-2 Step 4: Now fold the left and right edges of the triangle to the center crease.
Step 5Step 5-2 Step 5: Fold both top corners to the side.
Step 6Step 6-2 Step 6: Fold the left and right corners in like this.
Step 7 Step 7: Turn the figure over.
Step 8Step 8-2 Step 8: Fold up the elephant's trunk and fold in back down like this.
Step 9 Step 9: Keep folding the trunk up and down like an accordian.
Step 10Step 10-2 Step 10: Pull out the elephants trunk and add some eyes.

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