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Origami Flapping Bird Video

To make your bird's wings flap, hold it underneath as shown in the video.  Your left hand could hold the tail if you prefer.


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flapping bird after folding

Move your hands gently and slowly back and forth until you get the hang of it. 

Then you can speed up the action if you like. 

See the video here:



If you missed the page on how to fold the origami flapping bird, go here: 

How to Fold the Flapping Bird


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