How to Fold a Basic Origami Crane for Beginners
Alas, you have hit the mother of origami projects, the one project from which all others originate and from which all origami folders begin their journey to paper tweaking bliss.
The origami crane is well known as a simple, quick, and very pretty project for beginners to origami. If you're looking to get into more difficult projects like monkeys and elephants soon, prep your fingers first by trying out this crane (at least a few times to get the hang of it). Check out this video for the tutorial.