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Easy Origami Whale Folding Instructions

While I was folding this origami whale, I couldn't help but think of the scene in "Finding Nemo" where Dory and Marlin encounters the whale. Dory said, "Maybe he only speaks whale." And she started talking "whale", like this "Hellooooooo...Mooooweee neeeed soooome hellllpppp". It was hilarious! I've seen Finding Nemo quite a few times now and that scene always gets me! :)


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Anyway, back to the origami whale. It's really easy. Follow the photos step by step and you should have your own origami whale in no time....just don't start talking "whale"!


Origami Whale Step 1: Start off with a square origami paper color or pattern side down.




Origami Whale Step 2: Fold along that middle dash line and you should get a triangle like this:



Origami Whale Step 3: As with many origami, you fold and then you open it back.




Origami Whale Steps 4 & 5: Now, fold the left and right sides to meet the crease in the center:




Origami Whale Step 6: Fold the top tip down to meet the middle like so:





Origami Whale Step 7: Now, fold the entire thing in half:


Origami Whale Step 8: Rotate it 90 degrees clockwise:


Origami Whale Step 9: You're almost done! You're going to fold the tail now. See the dash line towards the left side? That's where you fold the tail up:



and voila! You have an origami whale!



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