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Origami Mouse Head

Mouse Head
Original model created on 15/01/2016 - Published on 23/01/2016

Origami Mouse Head instructions and tutorial

This mouse head is the cutest origami model I have designed so far. It is very easy to fold, so kids should be able to fold lots of mice in no time! I like the round ears of the mouse. You can make the ears even more round with a few more folds.

Origami Mouse Head video instructions

To make a Mouse Head in origami, please follow the instructions from this video on YouTube:

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How to make an origami Mouse Head

Here are the step-by-step instructions to fold a Mouse Head (photo diagram and/or video).

Mouse Head - step 1

1. Start with a square piece of duo paper (a different color on each side).

Mouse Head - step 2

2. Put the white side on top and turn the paper.

Mouse Head - step 3

3. Fold along the vertical diagonal.

Mouse Head - step 4

4. Unfold.

Mouse Head - step 5

5. Put the top tip on the bottom tip, and mark the middle of the paper. Do not fold the horizontal diagonal completely.

Mouse Head - step 6

6. Unfold.

Mouse Head - step 7

7. Fold the top tip to the center.

Mouse Head - step 8

8. Turn the model to the other side.

Mouse Head - step 9

9. Fold the bottom tip to the top.

Mouse Head - step 10

10. Unfold.

Mouse Head - step 11

11. Turn the model to the other side.

Mouse Head - step 12

12. Fold the right bottom side so that the bottom point comes on top of the point at the left of the horizontal fold.

Mouse Head - step 13

13. Unfold.

Mouse Head - step 14

14. Repeat the fold for the left bottom side.

Mouse Head - step 15

15. Unfold.

Mouse Head - step 16

16. Fold back the 3 previous folds together.

Mouse Head - step 17

17. And flatten the model.

Mouse Head - step 18

18. Fold the top tip of the square down to the bottom tip.

Mouse Head - step 19

19. Fold the bottom tip up (one layer).

Mouse Head - step 20

20. Turn the model to the other side.

Mouse Head - step 21

21. Fold the bottom tip up.

Mouse Head - step 22

22. Fold the left and right tips.

Mouse Head - step 23

23. Fold the two top tips to round the ears.

Mouse Head - step 24

24. Turn the model to the other side. And here is your mouse! Isn't it cute? You can draw eyes if you like, or just leave it as it is!

This is a very nice origami model for kids. It is easy, it looks like an heart at first, and then it becomes a cute mouse!

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