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FOLDING A PARROT
Only the front of the square piece of paper is coloured.
This is the front of the paper.
Turn the paper.
Make a mountain-fold over the 2 diagonal
and a valley-fold over the other 2 lines.
Unfold each fold after you made one.
Make a valley-fold over the 2 lines
below, on the right.
Then, make a mountain-fold over the 2
lines in the middle.
And make a valley-fold over the 2 lines
on top, on the left.
Now you get a basic-shape.
Make these 2 folds over the upper 2
layers of the model.
Unfold the folds you made in step 4.
Pull the end at the arrow up by making a
over the yellow line.
Flatten the edges on the left and right,
see the arrows.
Use the lines you made in step 4 as
Repeat step 4 to 7 for the back off the
Make an inside-reverse fold over the 2
You can make these folds easier by first
these 2 lines (making a valley-fold over
Fold the end at the back down.
You don't have to make new folding-lines
for this step.
Turn the model.
Make a mountain-fold on the 3 corners.
Make the wing more round, by folding
little pieces of the
corners down (mountain-fold).
Make a mountain-fold on the left and
right of the model.
Now the body of the parrot becomes more
Fold the model in half.
Make an inside-reverse fold
over the short yellow line.
Fold a part of the black end
to the inside of the model
by making an inside-reverse fold over
the line on the right.
Make the head more round by folding the
2 ends on top
of the model to the inside.
Fold the 2 corners of the
pecker to the inside.
Now the pecker becomes sharper.
Push on the pecker from above and below
so it becomes a bit curved.
Hold the piece at the small arrow
between 2 fingers
and push the end at the big arrow up,
Do the same with the other end.
The parrot is ready!
If you like, you can fold the end of the
so the parrot can stand on a table. See