Origami Blinking Eye

The coolest origami figures – figures with special effects! Moving paper models do not leave indifferent either children or adults. Blinking Eye is a cool moving origami that is simple to fold. Follow our step-by-step instructions and you will get a very cool craft!

Step 1

Take a 15×15 cm square piece of paper.
Lay it color side down and fold it twice: vertically and horizontally diagonally. Fold and unfold several times to mark the fold lines well.

Step 2

Fold the top and bottom corners so that their tops meet in the center.

Step 3

Fold the top and bottom edges again toward the center. Try to work each fold well.

Step 4

Unfold the paper. The fold lines should be well marked and divide the square into horizontal strips.

Step 5

Fold the paper top and bottom twice each, hiding the top and bottom corners of the sheet inside as shown in the photo.

Step 6
Step 7

There are two strips left in the center of the sheet – the place where you need to draw the eye itself.

Step 8

Next, fold the top and bottom halves to the center, thus closing the eye.

Step 9

Turn the sheet over.

Step 10

Fold the right and left corners so that they meet at the center line.

Step 11

Make two diagonal folds on each side as shown in the photo.

Step 12
Step 13

The origami is done! To make the eye blink, pull by grasping the folded corners on the backside.

Step 14

An interesting dynamic craft that you can play with children.

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