Origami Squash Fold №5
Here we introduce you to one more option for making a basic Squash fold, the element, which is used in many origami figures. However, this fold can be a figure itself. This folding simple method is called “polar bear”, and apart from being one of the basic elements in more complicated paper toys, it also can be a bear, if you paint a face after it’s done.
Note: Since the polar bear is white, it is better to take the white paper. But if you are going to use this fold as a basic element for another figure, choose the color, which suits best the result.
Fold the square piece of paper in half twice – horizontally and vertically, then unfold. Fold the paper again, now diagonally to make a triangle. You need to fold so that the seam between the edges of the paper runs from the bottom and to the right, as in the figure.
You would fold the upper fragment of the resulting fold towards yourselves and press it to the bottom, then unfold it again. In this case, a kind of “beak” is formed.
This craft is perfect for training beginners and getting them into the wonderful world of origami!