How To Make A Paper Crane

by | Apr 11, 2022 | DIY, Paper Craft

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We always enjoy playing with animals and birds made of paper. So, today we will learn about how to make a paper crane. You can perform this DIY craft with your kids and enjoy playing with them.



Now, let us have a look at the supplies list that is required to make a paper crane. They are as follows:


Steps to Make A Paper Crane

Step 1: The first step is to make a neat square of paper and fold it in half to form a triangle. After folding the paper, unfold it and check the folds.


Folding the Square Paper

Step 2: The second step is to flip the paper so that the colored section is facing down and then again fold the paper in half, forming a rectangle shape.


Forming a Rectangle Shape

Step 3: The next step is to fold the paper along all four sides or creases to form a square shape.


Form a Square Shape

Step 4: Now, fold the two edges towards it to form a kite shape.


Making a Kite

Step 5: Gently start folding the point and then towards the crease above the two folds. Simultaneously, flip the paper and again repeat the folds.


Folding from the Point

Step 6: Now, slowly pull the bottom corner to the top corner and fold along the creases made in steps 4 and 5. Similarly, repeat it on the other side.


Pulling the Bottom Corner

Step 7: The next step is to fold the two edges and form a kite shape, similarly repeating this process on the other side.


Folding Two Edges

Step 8: Now, fold the top layer of the right side and lay it on the top left side. Flip the paper.


Folding the Top Payer

Step 9: Fold up the top layer as much as you can.


Folding the Top Layer

Step 10: Fold the top layer’s right side over the left side. Repeat the same process on the other side of the sheet.


Folding from Right to Left

Step 11: Then, fold down the wings.


Folding the Wings

Step 12: The last step is to bend the head down to form a long beak-like crane. Then pull the wings out from the body.

Taking out the Beak and Wings


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