Origami Turkey InstructionsThese origami turkey instructions are fairly simple, and create a nice wild turkey. This is just the thing for Thanksgiving decorations. This origami turkey was designed by Margaret Van Sicklen.
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Start with a square of origami paper, colored side down:
Make a valley fold along one diagonal, then unfold:
Now fold corners A and B to the centerline to form a kite:
Then fold corner C downward, tucking it inside the model as shown.
Now fold corner D backwards as shown:
Here's what the reverse side looks like:
Unfold corner D, and use the crease mark to make a squash fold as shown:
Repeat the squash fold on the left side:
Now fold the edge EF up to GF as shown:
Repeat on the other side:
Now fold corners H and I downwards as shown:
Then fold the piece in half lengthwise, and rotate it counter-clockwise 90 degrees:
Now make two (2) outside reverse folds along the lines shown, to form the neck and tail of the turkey:
And one (1) more outside reverse fold to form the turkey's head:
Then fold the tip of the head back, and your origami turkey is complete:
Decorate your turkey as you like. Gobble gobble!
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