How to Make an Origami Ball

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How to Make an Origami Ball
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To create the ball you will need to fold twelve pieces

To create the ball you will need to fold twelve pieces

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Fold square in half

Fold square in half

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Open it back up

Open it back up

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Fold in both sides to the center crease

Fold in both sides to the center crease

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Open it back up and fold the corners in to the first crease

Open it back up and fold the corners in to the first crease

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Fold the edges in on both sides in to the first crease

Fold the edges in on both sides in to the first crease

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Fold up to till at the edge of the folded ends

Fold up to till at the edge of the folded ends

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This is where it starts to get tricky! Fold back the edge

This is where it starts to get tricky! Fold back the edge

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Flatten the fold back

Flatten the fold back

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Turn it around and repeat, except you tuck the corner under the fold

Turn it around and repeat, except you tuck the corner under the fold

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Tucking in the corners!

Tucking in the corners!

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Flatten the shape and turn it over

Flatten the shape and turn it over

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Fold back the corners to make a square

Fold back the corners to make a square

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Flatten. Now you will need to make 11 more.

Flatten. Now you will need to make 11 more.

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This is the completed piece. Try to use different coloured and/or patterned papers

This is the completed piece. Try to use different coloured and/or patterned papers

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Ok, now you have all your pieces you can start assembling the ball. Tuck the point of one piece in under the fold of another

Ok, now you have all your pieces you can start assembling the ball. Tuck the point of one piece in under the fold of another

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Add a third piece and tuck it in, this makes a pyramid in the centre of the three pieces. You can use the glue stick to hold the pieces firmly together

Add a third piece and tuck it in, this makes a pyramid in the centre of the three pieces. You can use the glue stick to hold the pieces firmly together

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Keep adding pieces

Keep adding pieces

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The last piece!

The last piece!

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The finished ball! You can thread cord through it, securing it with a bead and hang it as a decoration or fill it with a small gift or note

The finished ball! You can thread cord through it, securing it with a bead and hang it as a decoration or fill it with a small gift or note

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