Easy Origami - Origami SnailThis origami snail is fairly easy to fold. It didn't take me that long to fold it and the end result does look like a snail!
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Start off with an origami paper, color side down:
Fold it in half to make a triangle:
Open it back up and fold one end to meet the line in the center:
Fold the other end to meet the line in the center:
Now, fold the left side to meet the line in the center:
Repeat the fold for the other end:
Make a fold at approximately where the dotted line is in the picture above:
And make another fold down like so:
Fold the paper in half:
Make a crease on the right side like so:
Use that crease to help you push the right tip into the center:
Push the paper down flat:
Cut a small slit in the center along the tip and make a small fold down:
And you've got yourself an origami snail!
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