How To Make Origami Elephant – Easy Origami – Origami Tutorial for Beginners

1. Take a square sheet of origami paper. White side-up if you are using a one-sided paper. Fold in half diagonally. Unfold.

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2. Take top edge and fold towards the diagonal crease.

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3. Take left edge and fold towards the diagonal crease.

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4. Flip the model over and position this way.

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5. Take the top corner and fold downward so the tips meet.

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6. Take the upper flap and fold upward to make a small pleat.

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7. Turn over the model. Fold the bottom corner upward where tip meets the center of the nearest crease.

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8. Fold the item in half to the left.

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9. Open the item and fold from the inside to make pleats triangular. Do the other side of the model. 

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10. To make the head, fold inward the top part of the model.

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11. To make the trunk, fold inward

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12. Fold the tip of the trunk inward.

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Draw some eyes, and the elephant is COMPLETE!

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Carmi S.

Carmi is a stay-at-home mom, retired agriculturist and mother to two beautiful girls. An origami lover and craft enthusiast. When she's not folding, she tends her beautiful garden. She also loves to cook!