How To: Make a Japanese origami flying cockroach/cicada

Make a Japanese origami flying cockroach/cicada

A cicada is a fancy term for a flying cockroach, and though it may seem strange - not to mention disgusting - to want to make a cockroach replica out of paper, we promise that the paper version is much cuter and won't pee on you like the real ones would.

Watch this origami tutorial to learn how to fold a Japanese flying cockroach/cicada, complete with flappy wings, buggy eyes, and a chubby midsection. This origami how-to is made for beginners, so you can get started folding immediately!

Cicadas mainly exist in countries such as in Japan, where kids go out every summer to catch many of these creatures.

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