How to Make an Origami Flapping Crane.

How to make an easy origami flapping crane.

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How to Make an Origami Flapping Crane.
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First, get a square piece of paper.

First, get a square piece of paper.

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Fold it in half diagonally.

Fold it in half diagonally.

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Fold it in half on the other diagonal.

Fold it in half on the other diagonal.

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Fold in half.

Fold in half.

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Now, the other way.

Now, the other way.

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Open it up.

Open it up.

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Turn it 90 degrees.

Turn it 90 degrees.

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Fold it in half along the crease.

Fold it in half along the crease.

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Press down on the mini triangle.

Press down on the mini triangle.

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Fold back along the crease that creates this triangle.

Fold back along the crease that creates this triangle.

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Repeat on the other side.

Repeat on the other side.

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Press down on the top.

Press down on the top.

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Fold the right corner into the middle.

Fold the right corner into the middle.

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Repeat on the other side.

Repeat on the other side.

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Flip it over and repeat.

Flip it over and repeat.

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Fold the top down towards the middle to create a crease.

Fold the top down towards the middle to create a crease.

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Repeat on the other side.

Repeat on the other side.

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Lift the folded corners up.

Lift the folded corners up.

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Lift the first layer of paper at the bottom.

Lift the first layer of paper at the bottom.

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Open it up.

Open it up.

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Fold it back so it forms a "diamond" shape.

Fold it back so it forms a "diamond" shape.

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Make sure to only fold back to where the crease is.

Make sure to only fold back to where the crease is.

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Press down, and repeat this step to the other side.

Press down, and repeat this step to the other side.

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Now, look at the side.

Now, look at the side.

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Open it up.

Open it up.

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Turn it back around so that the side is not facing you.

Turn it back around so that the side is not facing you.

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Lift up the bottom so that it is halfway to the top.

Lift up the bottom so that it is halfway to the top.

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Fold up.

Fold up.

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Press down.

Press down.

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Pull the paper outwards.

Pull the paper outwards.

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Repeat to the other side.

Repeat to the other side.

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Choose the side that will be the head, and press the top down.

Choose the side that will be the head, and press the top down.

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Press on the side to make sure it stays.

Press on the side to make sure it stays.

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Fold the wings to make it look like a crane.

Fold the wings to make it look like a crane.

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You can bend the "feet" so it can stand up.

You can bend the "feet" so it can stand up.

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Example.

Example.

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Pull gently on the tail to make the wings flap.

Pull gently on the tail to make the wings flap.

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