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The easiest way to make em'
I did not create jumping frog origami .

But this is the easiest tutorial ( atleast to me ) , just because I showed it every single step of the way .

Hope this helps :D

Posted by Harmini A. from Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • Published See Harmini A.'s 38 projects »
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  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Jumping Frog. - Step 1
    Step 1

    First you need a sheet of paper , any colour you want your frog to be .

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

    I used a namecard to get the exact size I want .

    The exact measurement : 9cm by 5cm .

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

    Fold one corner diagonally down to the opposite edge, so it will make an X shape out of the creases when you unfold it .

    Then open it .

    Repeat with the other corner .

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

    Cut off the extra paper outside of the square you just made . ( as shown in picture ).

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

    Open the square back up and fold it in the centre . ( as shown in picture ).

    Then press it down .

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

    & it'll be a triangle like this .

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

    Fold the outside corner up to the top point . Repeat step with the other side .

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

    Fold the new corner in , towards the center line . Again , repeat with other side .

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

    Fold the top corners back out . It'll be even with the edge underneath . Repeat with the other side ( yes , I know . Again! ).

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

    It'll look like this .

    Then flip it over .

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

    Fold the outer corners towards into the center .

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

    This is what both sides done looks like .

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

    Fold the outer corners back out , so that they're even with the outside edges .

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

    This is what it'll look like .

    Those red lines there , are there as guides .

    Fold the frog in half .

    Then follow the dotted line and fold again , make sure the legs are facing outwards . ( Like they should! )

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

    & your done! :D

    ( Mine was folded in a hurry for the tutorial purpose , so forgive me for the frog being crooked )

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

    This is the side view .

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

    You may have to squeeze it a little so it stands up properly & will be able to hop .

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

    See the red dot? That's where you press & it'll hop (:

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

    I added googly animal eyes to mine .

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Jumping Frog. - Step 20
    Step 20

    & so it looks like this! :D

    ( This one I made for a friend , since she likes pink )

    Side view (:

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Jumping Frog. - Step 21
    Step 21

    & we're done! :D

    Front view .

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CO + K User

Haha I just made this out of some scrap. Tis brilliant. He doesn't hop very far but he jumps really high.
(Yes my frog is now a he Tongue)
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Samantha
Samantha · New York, New York, US · 1 project
awesomee!! im gonna try this after i shower lol
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Harmini A.
Harmini A. · Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, MY · 38 projects
Try pressing it ( squishing it ) sideways gently . So it'll hop better ( also , the smaller the froggy the further it leaps Happy )
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Roxy P.
Roxy P. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US
mine didn't hop. ._.
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