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A Temptation to Fold Paper!

Origami green snake and red apple
While we might not be fond of serpents, this is one great origami snake that will make one’s heart slither and slide on the grounds of temptation; the temptation to fold paper, fold again, and keep folding!
This origami snake is a creation of Beth Johnson. The folding concept is masterfully simple, yet effective, and striking.

This video shows instructions on how to fold the origami snake. Try it!

Thank you Beth Johnson for granting permission to demonstrate it here!

Materials Used
Any strip of paper long enough will be suitable. For the origami snake in the photograph, a strip of paper 1 x 45 inches was used. (2.5 x 112 cm aproximately)

About the origami apple
A creation of Shuzo Fujimoto.
Origami apple video instructions HERE
Diagrams for the origami apple are found in the book World’s Best Origami by Nick Robinson.

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  • ana February 15, 2015, 7:12 am

    Hola, ya hice la cola de la serpiente, me estaba enredando un poquito, me siento feliz porque puedo hacerla, ahora voy a hacer el resto. Muchos saludos

  • Olivia October 12, 2013, 2:18 pm

    I love this tutorial! I have and will always love snakes, and this origami tutorial is perfect for me. Great job!

  • consuelo silva September 16, 2013, 12:35 pm

    Soy de Querétaro, México. Soy profesora de primaria, he estado trabajando con mis alumnos varios de sus tutoriales, gracias por compartir un aprendizaje que se ha convertido en sabiduria.

    Mtra. Chelo

  • Edna Siu September 5, 2012, 1:37 am

    Leyla, I love to watch your folding, you speed and illustration is precise and easy to follow, thanks for sharing this video.

  • wee September 4, 2012, 5:04 pm

    Very geometric.

    • Leyla Torres September 5, 2012, 9:15 am

      Yes, very geometric, but the snake essential spirit is there, isn’t it?

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