Fold a simple origami fish
Origami is one of those crafts that you just feel accomplished when it's completed.
It's a skill that you can share and show off, and this origami fish is a simple design that even children can do.
(Fold a leaping origami frog.)
First, take a square sheet of paper --- whether it's origami paper or an 8.5-by-11 inch sheet cut into a square --- and fold it in half into a triangle. Unfold it, and fold it into a triangle the other direction. Unfold.
Fold the entire square up to make a rectangle. Unfold.
opens IMAGE file Push your finger in the middle to make the sides pop up. Then collapse the sides in until you have a small triangle.opens IMAGE file
Turn the fish 90 degrees so it is facing sideways. Fold the bottom of the back triangle up to start to create the tail. Fold the top of the triangle down, crossing over the bottom fold.
Flip the fish over and decorate!
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