Origami Kitten: Guidance and Diagram for Kids

origami kitten

With the help of these photo instructions you can easily make your first origami kitten. Although this origami consists of two parts, the folds are effortless and easy even for little kids. Making this origami, you both will have fun and get a new toy to play with.

Materials for this origami:

  • Special origami paper or single-sided colored paper;
  • Stickers for eyes from a craft store / or a bit of paper for making them yourself;
  • Glue and scissors

Follow this step-by-step guide to making origami Kitten

We will make a head and a body of this Kitten separately, and then just glue them together.

The Kitten’s head is smaller in size than the body. So we need to pieces of square paper, one of which is a bit smaller than the other. The ideal difference between the lengths of square sides is about 2.5-3 cm. Thus, if the side of the first square paper is 10 cm, then the side of the second square will be about 7-7.5 cm.

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Kitten’s Head

Take a smaller square and place it in front of you in “diamond” position (when one of its corners points at you) with the colored side up.

origami kitten

Fold it in half to get a triangle.

origami kitten

Open it, and fold the right side of the paper along the crease line.

origami kitten

Do the same with the left side.

origami kitten

Bend back the bottom corner of just folded right part of paper – from the center outwards.

origami kitten

Do the same with the left part.

origami kitten

Pull the very tip of the model downwards and make a firm crease – like it is shown on the picture.

origami kitten

After that turn the model backside.

origami kitten

Bend the tip of the bottom corner upwards – this white part will soon turn into the nice mouth and nose of our Kitten.

origami kitten

When you bend back the very tip of just folded corner – you will see its funny nose.

origami kitten

Now, all you have to do is just draw him whiskers and a mouth, and then – glue the eyes. The Kitten head is done!

origami kitten

Kitten’s Body

There are a few easy ways of making a body, and this one includes only a few steps.

origami kitten

The first steps follow the same suit. Take a bigger square paper, place it in “diamond” position on the table, and fold it in half.

origami kitten

Open it and fold both sides of the square along the crease line.

origami kitten

Now fold the model in half to get a narrow triangle like this one.

origami kitten

Position the triangle in front of you pointing its sharp corner to the right.

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To make a tail, bend the edge of the sharp corner down. This is it – we finished with the body!

origami kitten

Now you just have to glue a head and a body together, and your pretty origami Kitten can play with you!

origami kitten

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