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Origami Dog Face

The origami dog face is a simple animal that you can make from folded paper.  It looks a lot like a dog with floppy ears. It's easy enough for kids to fold as well and they are sure to love it!


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Origami Dog Step 1: Start with a square piece of paper.  If it is colored paper, put the colored side face down on the table as shown below. Then fold along the diagonal to give a triangle.

origami dog ready to fold

origami-dog-folded triangle



Origami Dog Step 2: Now fold the corners together and unfold, to give a crease as shown. Then fold the dog ears down, using the crease line as a guide.

origami-dog-creased triangle

origami-dog ears folded down


Origami Dog Step 3: Next fold the top and bottom of the head, away from you.  The dog is done! If you like, you can draw eyes, a nose and a mouth.

origami-dog head and chin folded

origami-dog face drawn with pen or pencil



There's another variation to this origami dog. See which one you prefer.

Origami Dog Step 1: Start with a square origami paper, color side down. Here we used the Animal Print Origami Paper which comes in various colors and designs.


Origami Dog Step 2: Fold in half. Crease well and unfold.


Origami Dog Step 3: Make just a small fold on the right tip, approximately 1/2 inch or 1cm from the edge.



Origami Dog Step 4: Repeat Step 3 on the left side.


Origami Dog Step 5: Now fold up the bottom tip.


Origami Dog Step 6: Bring the top half down.


Origami Dog Step 7: Fold up the bottom tip.


Origami Dog Step 8: Fold down your doggy's floppy ears.



and your origami dog face is complete!



You can move on to make the origami dog body and attached the two if you wish.


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