AUTOPLAY
Make An Origami Balloon
10 steps
What you’ll need
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Square piece of paper
Print side down, fold the paper in half to make a rectangle and then fold in half again.
1. Print side down, fold the paper in half to make a rectangle and then fold in half again.
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Open the front half of the paper, swinging the flap out and folding it down to create a triangle.
2. Open the front half of the paper, swinging the flap out and folding it down to create a triangle.
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Flip over and repeat Step 2 on the other side.
3. Flip over and repeat Step 2 on the other side.
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Fold the corners up to meet at the tip.
4. Fold the corners up to meet at the tip.
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Fold the corners in to meet at the center.
5. Fold the corners in to meet at the center.
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Fold the top corner down to form a small flap and insert the flap into the pocket you created.
6. Fold the top corner down to form a small flap and insert the flap into the pocket you created.
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Repeat Step 6 with the other flap, inserting into the other pocket.
7. Repeat Step 6 with the other flap, inserting into the other pocket.
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Turn over and complete Steps 4 through 7 on the other side. It should look like this after.
8. Turn over and complete Steps 4 through 7 on the other side. It should look like this after.
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Softly open the sides and gently blow air into the hole at the bottom of the figure.
9. Softly open the sides and gently blow air into the hole at the bottom of the figure.
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Once it inflates, you should have a paper balloon!
10. Once it inflates, you should have a paper balloon!
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