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Easy Origami

Dove (steps 1 to 3)
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1. Begin with patterned (or colored) side up. Turn over.

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2. Fold in half, top to bottom.

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3. Fold in half, left to right; unfold.

Dove (steps 4 to 6)
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4. Fold a little less than one-third of the bottom edge up (as indicated by the line). Turn over.

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5. Fold only the top layer down at the dotted line.

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6. Rotate entire piece, left to right.

Dove (steps 7 to 9)
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7. Fold in half, top to bottom.

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8. Fold the bottom tip up at a slight angle to form a wing. Repeat on the other side.

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9. Fold the left tip over, crease, open, and fold inward to form the head.

Penguin (steps 1 to 3)
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1. Fold sides in half diagonally so they meet in the center.

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2. Fold back bottom half of lower triangle.

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3. Fold inner tips of flaps under. Hint: Fold toward front, crease, then fold under.

Penguin (steps 4 to 6)
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4. Fold top flap down (about halfway), crease, and unfold.

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5. Make shorter fold with tip.

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6. Fold tip up.

Penguin (steps 7 to 9)
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7. Fold top portion down along existing crease (created from step 5).

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8. Fold piece in half vertically toward back.

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9. Hold the piece at 1, and pull piece 2 up, then flatten.

Penguin (steps 10 to 11)
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10. Fold bottom-right section inside. Repeat on opposite side.

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11. Fold tip down slightly.

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