Fold an Origami Hummingbird in 12 Easy Steps

Learn the ancient Japanese art of paper folding and fold an origami hummingbird in 12 easy steps from Origami Animals Super Paper Pack!

Hummingbird Finished, Origami Animals Super Paper Pack

1. Begin by folding the basic form

Hummingbird 1, Origami Animals Super Paper Pack

2. Fold the old crow  through Step 5.

3. Fold the flamingo through Step 4. Open the left and right flaps as shown.

4. Fold the bottom tip up as shown.

5. Fold the flap back down, leaving a small gap.

Hummingbird 5, Origami Animals Super Paper Pack

6. Your model should look like this. Fold the bottom tip up again, leaving a gap about four times the size of the gap you left in Step 5; then fold it back down, leaving a gap similar to the one you left in Step 5. Repeat these folds on the flap until you run out of space.

Hummingbird 7, Origami Animals Super Paper Pack

7. Your model should look similar to this. Flip it.

8. Fold the outer corners of the top flap down and toward the center of the model as shown.

Hummingbird 9, Origami Animals Super Paper Pack

9. Fold your model in half vertically and reorient it so it looks like the following diagram.

10. Pull each pleat down and to the right, and then pinch it to secure it in position. See the next diagram for a clearer explanation.Hummingbird 11, Origami Animals Super Paper Pack

11. Fold the left tip down and to the right. This fold is made just ahead of the thickest layers of paper, so you can feel where it belongs.

12. Outside reverse fold the fold you made in Step 11. Your completed hummingbird should look like this.

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Origami Animals Super Paper PackOrigami Animals Super Paper Pack features 10 animal designs and more than 200 sheets of double-sided origami paper; everything an origami enthusiast needs to create!

The ancient Japanese art of complex paper folding, origami, has been popular in the West for decades. Now you can jump on the craft with Origami Animals Super Paper Pack! This kit includes everything origami lovers and paper crafters need to create their own paper menagerie. Tucked behind the cover is a fully illustrated, 32-page booklet with instructions for how to fold 10 different bird and animal designs.

A perfect starter kit, this pack comes with a dazzling assortment of sheets of origami paper, 6 inches (15.2 cm) square. You will be folding animals for display, giving them to friends, or just folding up new creatures for fun. And don’t forget about family craft nightOrigami Animals Super Paper Pack‘s range of projects makes it a perfect fit for the origami beginner, and the origami expert alike..