Origami Ice Cream Cone: Easy Paper Ice Cream Tutorial for Children

Origami Ice Cream Cone

This origami ice cream cone tutorial for children’s creativity is one of the easiest one and consists of two parts. First, you should make a cone, and then fold a scoop of ice cream.

Materials needed:

  • Several pieces of square paper of any desired color (origami paper);
  • Felt pens;
  • Colored paper.

Origami Ice Cream Cone step-by-step instruction

You will need two identical pieces of square paper. They should be different in color, so you could distinguish a cone from a scoop of ice cream.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Let’s fold a cone

Take one piece of square paper and fold it in half to create a triangle.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Then fold it again to define the middle of triangle.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Unfold the small triangle, and align the right side to the middle fold.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Do the same with the left side.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

We do not need these upper sticking out corners, so we will hide them in the middle. For that to happen, open the sides slightly and bend the corners inward.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Close the sides again, flip the figure over and draw with a felt pen intersecting lines imitating a waffle structure. Your con is ready.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Let’s fold a scoop of origami ice cream

Take the second piece of square paper and fold it in half.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Now we need to determine the middle, but the bend should not be visible. Therefore, fold the paper very slightly, pressing it easily only on the top.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Fold the side corners to the marked middle.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Fold the side corners inward.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Flip it to the other side: the ice cream scoop is ready.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Place it on the waffle cone with a sharp corner down.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

By the way, you can make several scoops for your ice cream. To do this, repeat all the previous steps to fold more scoops, and then bend the bottom corners inward.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Thus, you will get a small pocket that allows placing the scoops on top of each other.

Origami Ice Cream Cone

Your origami ice cream cone is ready. It could be in different colors, as well as have a various paper fillers such as chocolate chips.

You can find more ideas in this collection of diverse origami for children.

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