How to make a paper frog that jumps: step by step instruction

If you have a lot of free time or you don’t  know what to do with your child, we offer you  to do the art. But it’s not a usual art. The art of paper folding — origami. Don’t  be afraid even if you’ve never tried it before. It’s very easy and interesting.

We’ve  prepared for you a step by step instruction with a description and photos, which helps you to make a frog from paper. The same can be done with the table napkins, if you want to diversify the holiday table. Sure, you will like it!

We offer you to print the collage of step by step actions to make it easier for you to make a paper frog.

You need:
1

Preparation

You will need a minimum of tools for a paper frog making:

  1. Paper.
  2. Scissors.

It’s better to use a green paper to be close to nature as much as possible.

You can use a thin cardboard, a colored paper or a napkin.

Preparation

2

Size defining

The material for making the frog should be of even and square form.

If your paper  has a form of a  rectangle, fold the lower corner to the top. Cut what is left.

Size defining

3

Paper unfolding

Make the paper corners be guiding and fold trace must be vertical.

Paper unfolding

4

Paper sides taking

Looking the  fold’s traces, take the paper sides in such a way to make a small triangle.

The product will be like a roof with the curved inside sides, if it is put on the table.

Paper sides taking

5

Seams smoothing out

Smooth out all the seams with your fingers to make the triangle look smooth and good folded.

Seams smoothing out

6

Put it in the form of a directing arrow

Connect the lower corners of the triangle’s upper part at the highest point of the whole figure.

Put it in the form of a directing arrow

7

Rotate the figure to the right

In the form of a directing arrow. Connect the upper corners of a small triangle, which we had on the last stage.

Rotate the figure to the right

8

Directing arrow

The curved triangles of the product must be turned to the table. You should have a directing arrow before you.

Fold its sides, connecting the edges with each other in the center.

Directing arrow

9

These parts should be folded once again

Start doing it from the inner side. Each must be bent and folded.

These parts should be folded once again

Don’t forget to smooth out the product’s edges from time to time to make the frog stand well  and have a clear form.

10

Turn and bend

Turn the frog on the other side  and bend a little less than in a half.

Turn and bend

11

Unfold the product

Put the product in a previous position. Make a little “step” in the form of bunching at the bending area.

Pull down the upper little triangles in the area of the frog’s eyes to simulate its having the big eyes.

Unfold the product

12

Origami is ready

Origami is ready



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