Welcome to the world of origami, where the art of paper folding meets the joy of play! In this set of instructions, we will guide you through the creation of a delightful origami jumping frog, a simple yet entertaining paper creation that can provide hours of amusement. Origami, which originated in Japan, is not only a fantastic way to exercise your creativity but also an excellent way to enhance your fine motor skills and patience.
The jumping frog is a classic origami model that is loved by people of all ages. With just a square piece of paper and a few precise folds, you’ll transform this static sheet into a spring-loaded amphibian ready to leap into action. As you fold, you’ll discover the magic of origami, where a flat surface can be transformed into a three-dimensional masterpiece with a series of precise maneuvers.
Whether you’re new to origami or an experienced folder, these step-by-step instructions will walk you through the process with clear and concise directions. So, grab a piece of paper and let’s embark on a folding adventure together! Get ready to fold, hop, and have a ribbit-ing good time with your very own origami jumping frog!
Just look at this cute origami frog that actually jumps! Make your very own amphibian by following our easy step by step instructions.
Step 1: Start with a square piece of origami paper in any frog colour you fancy!
Step 2: Fold the paper in half vertically, bringing the left side over to meet the right side
Step 3: Fold the top left corner down to meet the right side
Step 4: Unfold the last crease
Step 5: Fold the top right corner down to meet the left side
Step 6: Unfold the last crease
Step 7: Fold the top section backwards and fold where the crease lines cross over
Step 8: Unfold the last crease
Step 9: Press the sides inwards where shown and the top should start folding downwards. Press down so the top forms a triangle shape
Step 10: Your paper should now look like this