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Videos for Making Origami Animals

  • On this page you will find links to FREE and premium (paid) origami video instructions for origami animals, including birds, hens, chickens, bees, fly, insects, rabbits, elephant, bat, peacock and a turtle.  Click an image to view it’s associated blog post and video.
  • Below the thumbnails, you will also find a window to view our Youtube playlist for origami animals.
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Origami swan Origami ladybug Origami lion Origami Monkey Origami Goldfish Origami Bat origami pig Origami Carousel Origami Dachshund Dog origami dragonfly Origami Heart and cat Origami cat-box 2 Origami cat-box 1 Origami frog butterfly origami elephant origami sheep Origami Cat How to color paper Origami Dog -Chihuahua origami dragon origami chicken and box Origami cat Origami butterfly-box -blue origami horse -bookmark origami rocking horse - carrousel origami peace dove box or lantern  origami peace dove -box or lantern origami mouse cat-toy origami-penguin Origami Halloween Cat origami owl origami jumping frog origami rabbit snowflake origami rabbit heart bird origami bee Origami fly - mosca peackock hen2 Origami Prosperity Hen cardenal origami crane Flapping Bat :: Butterfly heart-bat easter-bunny-origamispirit rabbit Precolumbian Frog origami turtle snake

Click the black bar at the bottom of the YouTube window for a listing of all the videos in this playlist.

These video playlist shows how to make several creatures. Although the videos are narrated in English with Spanish subtitles, origami is a universal language spoken through the movement of the hands, and the videos can be followed by anyone anywhere.

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  • Sol Braz March 20, 2018, 2:27 pm

    Hi, Leyla, my name is Sol. Congratulations for your Origami web site. It is so cute and sweet!
    I started folding paper last week, in spite of loving the origami many years ago. Do you have an unicorn and Virgin Mary Origami step by step videos?
    Among the ones I most enjoy doing are the corner bookmarkers and Holy Spirit Dove.
    Let’s keep contact.
    All the best!
    God bless you and your family!

  • Paola October 10, 2017, 3:19 pm

    se me hacen muy bonitos los origamis y todo lo qeu usted,se hacen faciles de hacer, la verdad es que me encanto su pagina desde que la conoci y se la e enseñado a todos los que les gusta el origami. !me encanta su pagina! Le deseo suerte desde Mexico, Jalisco :).

    • Leyla Torres October 10, 2017, 3:53 pm

      Gracias Paola, me alegra mucho que te guste lo que encuentras aquí. Bienvenida!

  • Katia May 11, 2015, 6:08 pm

    Thank you so so much! It’s really difficult to find origami instructions for free, you just made my day! :D

  • Patricia April 20, 2015, 12:27 pm

    Hola Leyla Buen Dia,hoy realice el pájaro aleteador me encanto, es mas sencillo que la grulla.quisiera ver mas videos de flores.

  • Patricia April 15, 2015, 3:25 pm

    Leyla gracias porque desde que encontre esta pagina retome el origami.Esta muy bien explicado.

    • Leyla Torres April 15, 2015, 3:43 pm

      Me alegra mucho que te guste y que hayas retomado el origami. Gracias por escribir!

  • Mel May 18, 2014, 11:08 am

    I really liked the bat heart, but I found it quite hard to create. It just looked like a load of creases, unlike yours, and I didn’t know how to make it take the look of an actual heart. Really liked it, though. Thanks!

  • walkiria February 6, 2014, 7:28 pm

    Leyla , eres muy clara , de todos los videos que he visto de origami eres de las mas faciles de entender, y tienes figuras muy lindas, muchas gracias

  • Aryus July 31, 2013, 2:13 pm

    I really like all of the animals. Is there any chance you can do one on a horse? I find it easy to follow your videos were others my origami doesn’t look anything like what it’s supposed to.

    • Leyla Torres July 31, 2013, 3:15 pm

      Thank you for the suggestion Ayrus. I’ll put a horse on my list, but I cannot promise one too soon.

      • Aryus July 31, 2013, 6:03 pm

        Thanks for the consideration. :)

  • celene June 26, 2013, 9:55 pm

    ty really enjoyed the video

  • silvia susana June 15, 2013, 10:42 pm

    Qué alegría conocerte, qué excelentes videos explicativos!!!!!!!!!!!! Muchas gracias, te seguiré con mucho entusiasmo. Un beso desde La Plata, Pcia de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • augusto fonseca February 28, 2013, 9:57 am

    exma.sra.dra. Leyla Torres estou acamado com uma doença que me deixou na pior condição humana de solidão os seus origamis teem me mantido vivo e é uma terapia que não posso nem consigo agradecer o suficiente eu ia ser arquitecto quando era mais novo mesmo assim sinto-me realizado sempre que me envia novos origamis e faço um. tenho que poupar muito para ter os materiais mas vale sempre a pena esperando que este comentario a incentive a continuar o seu extraordinario e fundamental trabalho e que cinseramente espero que deus lhe dê o dobro do que dá a outros como eu aenciosamente :augusto paulo sousa fonseca p.s. desculpe escrever em portugues.

    • Leyla Torres February 28, 2013, 10:24 am

      Muito obrigada pela sua nota Augusto, e por seus bons desejos para mim. Estou feliz por ser de ajuda para você através de origami. Eu não falo Português, mas eu escrevo em espanhol e Google Translate me ajuda. Desculpe por eventuais erros!

      • lidia June 2, 2013, 3:07 pm

        mira no se como decirte que lo que haces con origami es maravilloso realmente es muy hermoso cuando tenga un poco de ganas y tiempo quiero hacer. un beso grande …

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