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Get hopping happy with some cute frogs.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start off with a square of green paper or card.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the top right hand corner down to meet the bottom left hand corner. Fold back out.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now fold the bottom right hand corner up to meet the top left hand corner.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold back out.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold in half vertically.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 6
    Step 6

    Push in the triangular shapes at the left and right hand side until they fold in to the middle.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 7
    Step 7

    Lay it flat so that you have a triangle shape.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now, take the top corner on the right hand side and fold it upwards, so that the bottom edge is flush with the middle of the triange.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 9
    Step 9

    Repeat this with the left hand side.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 10
    Step 10

    Now repeat this, folding the right hand side in to meet the middle.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 11
    Step 11

    Repeat this on the left hand side.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 12
    Step 12

    Fold these out.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 13
    Step 13

    Flip this over.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 14
    Step 14

    Fold the right hand side down so that the edge is flush with the middle of the frog.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 15
    Step 15

    Repeat this with the left hand side.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 16
    Step 16

    Fold the middle right hand side edge out.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 17
    Step 17

    Repeat this with the left.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 18
    Step 18

    Fold the bottom half of the frog under where the edges go inwards.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Frogs - Step 19
    Step 19

    Fold it a little way in so that the legs point back out. If you press down on the back of the frog, it will leap. Decorate with googley eyes or draw some on.

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stephie N.
stephie N. · United States, US · 5 projects
hehe. If you scroll down the page and look at each picture it looks kinda like a video. froggies!
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merve
merve · 11 projects
my frog couldn't jump HappyHappy
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Andrea I.
Andrea I.
Love this frog. Best origami jumping frog I've folded.
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pix-c p.
pix-c p.
cute
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Hannah

Wow! Just made a quick one out of printer paper, but will definitely be making some nice green ones for people! They jump really well! Happy
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Ashley

Wow, these are neat. I made one, but I kind of got lost at 13, through the ending. So I kind of just improvised and guessed.. It works, but it's not like it's all that great. It's kind of... lame haha (mine is, not yours!) But I was like, oh well! Happy I love your site it's so cool!
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Blacklight

Cool frog!
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Amelia

Oh these are so cute! I've made some like this before- only mine had no eyes and weren't very good at jumping, these are much better!
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