Origami Frog


How To Make: Frog


Step 1

Having paper with white side facing up, fold in half horizontally (hamburger-style).

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Step 2

Unfold the paper, then fold in half vertically (hotdog-style).

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Step 3

Fold the paper once again vertically, then unfold.

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Step 4

Grab the right corner of the paper and fold it towards the halfway crease made in step 1; make sure to crease this fold well, then unfold it.

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Step 5

Repeat the fold with the left corner; crease well, then unfold.

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Step 6

Turn the paper over, and fold the upper edge down towards the halfway crease on the paper made in step 1; crease it well, then unfold.

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Step 7

Turn it back over.

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Step 8

Grab the two upper-middle folds on the left and right side of the paper, then pinch together.

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Step 9

Grab the top edge of the paper and fold down to form a triangle.

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Step 10

Fold the lower half of the paper up towards the center crease.

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Step 11

Fold the left side of the paper towards the center, making sure to fold behind the front triangle so it overlaps the fold.

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Step 12

Repeat for the right side of the paper.

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Step 13

Fold the paper upwards toward the center crease.

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Step 14

After the previous fold, grab the top left corner and fold it diagonally towards the center to form a triangle; crease it well then unfold.

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Step 15

Repeat fold for right corner; crease it well and unfold.

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Step 16

On the left side, grab the inner flap of that fold and pull it outwards, similar to making the base of a paper boat.

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Step 17

Repeat for the right side of the paper.

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Step 18

Fold the left side of the "boat base" diagonally so the corner faces downwards.

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Step 19

Repeat for the right side.

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Step 20

On the upper half of the paper figure, grab the right triangle corner and fold it diagonally upwards to make one of the front legs.

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Step 21

Repeat for the left corner, making the left front leg.

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Step 22

On the lower half, grab one of the bottom corners and fold diagonally outwards to form the lower leg.

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Step 23

Repeat with the other corner to form the other leg.

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Step 24

Fold the lower half of the figure upwards over the upper half.

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Step 25

With the lower half still folded over the upper half, fold it downwards halfway to create the "jumping" fold.

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Done!

You have now finished creating the jumping frog! Flip the frog over so it stands up, and by pressing on the back folds, you can make the frog jump.

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