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Easy Origami Boat

The easy origami boat is even simpler than the traditional boat made from the hat.  It is suitable for young kids. 


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Start with a square piece of paper.  If it is colored origami paper, put the colored side face down on the table as shown below. 

Then fold along the diagonal to give a triangle.


Origami Boat

easy origami boat ready to fold   

folded triangle 



Now fold one corner of the triangle upwards as shown, then unfold again to form a crease line. 

It was hard to see the crease in the photo, so we drew the line in white. 

making a crease line for boat cabin 

unfolded showing crease line  



Now do a reverse fold. 

Take that bottom corner and bring it upwards between the sides of the boat, as shown in the next two photos. 

how to make the reverse fold 

boat cabin after reverse fold



Now the pointed top of the boat cabin is flattened. 

You can do this by cutting or tearing off the top. 

Or you can do another reverse fold.

Now open up the boat and get ready for your ocean voyage!

top of cabin flattened with reverse fold 

origami boat unfolded



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