How to Fold an Easy Origami Peacock

With this charming origami peacock Evi Binzinger (Germany)  shows us an example of the imaginative possibilities of a traditional origami model.  This peacock model shown here is based on the classic paper toy called “cootie catcher”, featured here in a previous post.

What Evi has done is to modify one of the corners of the model to make it look like a bird, and then she visualized the other three corners as the bird’s plumage.

Simple and masterful!

This video shows how to fold this peacock model.

Tip: It could be seen as a turkey and used as a Thanksgiving table decoration as well!

Related posts:
Uses for a Traditional Playground Paper Toy
9 Ways to Awaken Your Creativity with Origami


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8 thoughts on “How to Fold an Easy Origami Peacock”

  1. dear leyla,

    thank you very much for making this lovely video and posting interesting stories about the uses for traditional cootie catchers!!!

    happy folding!


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