Origami Transforming Ninja Star with 8 points

Origami Ninja StarFollow the instructions below to make this Origami Transforming Ninja Star
Difficulty: Medium

This 8 point ninja star (or 8 sided ninja star) is one of the coolest origami you'll ever learn to fold. What makes this shuriken so special is that it can also transform into some sort of round blade or frisbee. This makes the shuriken a very dangerous under cover weapon. Oh yeah, it's dangerous because the points are very sharp, so watch where you throw it.

I know it looks hard to make, but this transforming origami ninja star is actually quite easy. Just follow the instructions carefully and you'll be able to make one. You're going to need two pieces of square paper. Ready? Let's start. Check out the origami ninja star when you're done with this one.

Step 1Step 1-2 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.

Then fold the paper in half two times and cut the paper into four squares.
Step 2Step 2-2 Step 2: With one of the four squares, fold it in half by folding the upper left corner to the bottom right corner, then unfold.
Step 3Step 3-2 Step 3: Fold in half diagonally the other way, then unfold.
Step 4Step 4-2 Step 4: Fold the top half backwards, then unfold.
Step 5 Step 5: Poke the center with your finger so that it pops in.
Step 6 Step 6: Fold the upper left corner to the center, but don't fold pass the center divider.
Step 7 Step 7: Fold the bottom left corner to the center.
Step 8Step 8-2Step 8-3 Step 8: Fold the upper half to the lower half while inverting the right crease to the center.

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