How to Make an Origami Cube!

A basic and simple way to make origami cubes!

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How to Make an Origami Cube!
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We are going to make an origami cube!

We are going to make an origami cube!

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Cut paper into 6 square pieces. (at least 3x3 in. )

Cut paper into 6 square pieces. (at least 3x3 in. )

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Take the first square

Take the first square

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Fold it in half like shown.

Fold it in half like shown.

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Flatten it out.

Flatten it out.

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Then fold both sides of the half, in half.

Then fold both sides of the half, in half.

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Flatten it out again.

Flatten it out again.

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Fold the top left, and bottom right corners.

Fold the top left, and bottom right corners.

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( the same way you fold the corner of a page in a book )

( the same way you fold the corner of a page in a book )

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Flatten it out with the corners still folded.

Flatten it out with the corners still folded.

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Video over steps 1-10.

Video over steps 1-10.

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Now do another fold on those same two folds.

Now do another fold on those same two folds.

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Flatten the crease to where it ends on the 1/4 mark. (< the half of the half )

Flatten the crease to where it ends on the 1/4 mark. (< the half of the half )

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Flatten it out again.

Flatten it out again.

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Now fold the quarter marks toward the center.

Now fold the quarter marks toward the center.

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Flatten it again, but this time use one hand to keep it flat.

Flatten it again, but this time use one hand to keep it flat.

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Like this.

Like this.

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Now fold the two NOT FOLDED CORNERS like this.

Now fold the two NOT FOLDED CORNERS like this.

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1 down, 1 to go.

1 down, 1 to go.

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Now flatten.

Now flatten.

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Now lift up those flaps you just made, and push them under the two tabs.

Now lift up those flaps you just made, and push them under the two tabs.

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Like this. ( THIS IS AN IMPORTANT STEP! )

Like this. ( THIS IS AN IMPORTANT STEP! )

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And again.

And again.

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Once it looks like this, flatten it.

Once it looks like this, flatten it.

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Video over steps 12-24.

Video over steps 12-24.

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Now flip it over. (THE SIDE WITH THE FOLDS SHOULD BE FACE DOWN )

Now flip it over. (THE SIDE WITH THE FOLDS SHOULD BE FACE DOWN )

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Fold the ends.

Fold the ends.

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Like this.

Like this.

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Once you have folded it to where it looks like this, let go.

Once you have folded it to where it looks like this, let go.

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It should look like a square with flaps on the sides.

It should look like a square with flaps on the sides.

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Video over steps 25-30.

Video over steps 25-30.

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Repeat the previous steps on the other 5 square pieces of paper.

Repeat the previous steps on the other 5 square pieces of paper.

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They should look like this, but you should only have 6.

They should look like this, but you should only have 6.

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Take 2.

Take 2.

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Push the other piece on through the small flap that my pinky is in.

Push the other piece on through the small flap that my pinky is in.

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Like this. Then connect more pieces.

Like this. Then connect more pieces.

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Video over step 36.

Video over step 36.

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This is what 3 connected looks like.

This is what 3 connected looks like.

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From the outside.

From the outside.

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Connect all 6.

Connect all 6.

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Now your done!

Now your done!

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This is what one looks like with pretty paper.

This is what one looks like with pretty paper.

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That's it! You can use scrapbook paper, construction paper, printer paper, or notebook paper! Just make sure you cut it into square pieces! ( at least 3x3 inches ). I hope this guide helps!

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