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How To: Make a paper football with a 20$ bill

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper football with a $20 bill. First, take the bill and fold it in half length wise. Next, take the bill and fold one of the ends into a triangular shape. After this, fold the triangle over and keep doing this until you get to the end. When you reach the end, and tuck the flap on the end into the pocket you created. After this, you can hold the bill up with your fingers, and flick it with your other fingers. You can use any type of bill to make this, ...

How To: Make a 3D origami teddy bear

In this video, Jewellia describes how to create a 3 dimensional origami teddy bear. First, she lists the materials needed and the quantities necessary. She then begins the actual process of building the teddy bear, which is broken into steps. Step 1 is "creating the base". You will create 18 "pairs" out of origami paper which you then put small blue origami triangles on top. It looks circular. She then demonstrates how to repeat this circular pattern of triangles upward until you have a cylin...

How To: Make an origami crab for intermediate students

Summer is quickly coming to an end (oh no!), so bask in your last few glory days of sleeping in and playing all day by, well, sleeping in and playing all day. But you should also consider making this adorable sea crab, a sort of testament, if you will, to the summer months spent out by the sea.

How To: Make an origami body for a person for beginners

Are you an origami fan who's just starting out in this paper folding and molding line of work? Are you tired of folding nothing but paper lucky stars and tired cranes? Well, look no further than this origami video, which immediately throws you off the deep end (just kidding) and teaches you how to make the body of a person.

How To: Origami a rare spring kusudama

Looking for a next-level origami project? Make a 3D paper medicine ball or kusudama! With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper kusudama using origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own folded-paper medicine balls, watch this free origami lesson.

How To: Origami an orchid flower

Looking to add a rare and exotic specimen to your paper garden? Perhaps something in the orcidacae family? You're in luck. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own decorative orchids from folded paper. For more information, and to get started making paper flowers yourself, take a look!

How To: Make origami mini stars

Recycle spare paper and earn good luck in the process. With this guide, you'll learn how to fold a lucky paper star using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own lucky stars, watch this free origami lesson.

How To: Make a 30-sheet paper medicine ball (kusudama)

With this guide, you'll learn how to make a medicine ball from 30 sheet sheets of folded paper using origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own folded paper medicine balls, watch this free origami lesson.

How To: Origami a dollar bill heart

Dollar bill origami is fun, simple & cute. All you need is a dollar bill and some origami folding skills. Spend your spare dollar on some creativity... and you will end up with a cute origami figurine. Watch this origami money tutorial to learn how to fold a heart with pocket.

How To: Origami a paper ghost for Halloween Japanese style

These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper witch for Halloween Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own Casper the Ghost! Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional origami video if it is going too slow. Very cool Japanese origami how-to video! Origami a paper ghost for Halloween Japanese style.

How To: Make three different origami snowflakes

An easy step by step video showing us how to make snow flakes from paper. It shows the ways of making three different types of snow flakes clearly and slowly so that even a little child watching it would be able to make it. This could be a fun activity for the parents along with their kids to spend time effectively. This activity could turn to be a good exercise for the little fingers and add to their pride of learning a new art. So, go ahead and enjoy making snow flakes and decorate your chi...

How To: Origami a paper envelope without glue or tape

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to Origami a paper envelope without glue or tape. Take a piece of paper and fold it in half hamburger style. Fold the open edge of the top sheet of paper back on itself so it reaches the closed edge. Repeat this step again. Give it a good crease, open it up and fold the open edge back to the middle crease and fold it back along the middle crease. This becomes the bar of the bar envelope. Now fold the other open edge of the paper so that ...

How To: Make a Revealing Flower

This video tutorial will show you how to make a beautiful Revealing Flower. The awesome thing about the Revealing Flower is that you will be able to open and close the petals. It will take 90 pieces of paper. Do not use printer paper. (you might as well use Post-Its) You will also need glue. Here's the video tutorial: