Origami Turtle Instructions and Diagram

Origami TurtleFollow the instructions below to make this Origami Turtle
Difficulty: Medium

Although this origami turtle looks pretty complete and awesome, it's surprisingly somewhat easy to fold. Nice looking turtles usually require complex folding techniques, and simple turtles although easier to fold, is rather plain and unsatisfying. This origami turtle strikes the perfect balance of "foldability" and asthetics.

There is one caveat however. The neck may be a tad on the tricky side, but I'm sure you'll be able to tackle it thanks to my aweome instructions. You should be able to fold everything else pretty effortlessly.

Step 1 Step 1: Start with a square piece of origami paper with color side up. If you only have regular 8.5x11 paper, follow these instructions to make it into a square sheet.
Step 2Step 2-2 Step 2: Fold the paper in half, then unfold.
Step 3 Step 3: Fold the corners to the center crease.
Step 4 Step 4: Turn the paper over.
Step 5Step 5-2 Step 5: Fold the slants to meet at the center and allow the flaps in back to come loose.

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