How to Make a Paper Swan Instructions

Paper SwanFollow the steps learn how to make a Paper Swan.
Difficulty: Medium

If you're here to learn how to make a paper swan, you won't be dissappointed. This swan is just beautiful thanks to its recognizable and graceful form. This also isn't just a one dimensional origami where it only looks like a swan on one side, but it's figure is complete all around no matter what angle it's viewed from.

The paper swan isn't the easiest to fold, because there are a couple of tricky folds to it. However, if you follow the instructions carefully, there shouldn't be much trouble and I've included very detailed step by step pictures to help you.

Step 1 Step 1: Start with a square piece of paper paper. If you only have regular 8.5x11 paper, follow these instructions to make a square sheet.
Step 2 Step 2: Fold the top corner down to the bottom corner.
Step 3 Step 3: Fold the left corner to the right.
Step 4Step 4-2Step 4-3 Step 4: Open the top layer and squash it down like you see in the picture.
Step 5 Step 5: Turn the paper over so we can squash that side as well.
Step 6Step 6-2Step 6-3 Step 6: Open the left flap and squash down.

Your paper should look like the 3rd picture in this step
Step 7 Step 7: Take the left and right corners of the top layer and fold it to the center.
Step 8 Step 8: Fold the top triangle down.

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