Flapping Bird Origami-Instructions

flapping bird


The flapping bird is based on a design by Samuel Randlett. It is action origami because the bird actually moves and flaps it’s wings.
This simple design can be folded under 5 Minutes even by beginners. You don’t need special paper it just needs to be a square.


I just made diagrams of the flapping bird. I hope you find them useful.

Diagram of the flapping bird


Also available as SVG and PDF. The Instructions are licensed under Creative Commons. This means you are welcome to share them for free with all origami enthusiast!


You can find more instructions under Diagrams

About Tavin

Born and raised in Germany, Wolf aka Tavin is a YouTube Origami guru. On this website he writes about origami and his instructional videos as well as everything between the folds

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    I wish your YouTube videos also had a CC license. Please consider it! :}

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