On this page you will find all of our origami animal models. Origami animals make a great gift at any time of the year for many occasions.
Your friends and family will really appreciate a handmade origami animal they can display at home. Instead of a store-bought trinket, handmade origami gifts show dedication and thoughtfulness.
Please chose from the origami animal tutorials below. You will find birds, cats, bunny rabbits, fish, frogs, mice, elephants, horses and more.
All Origami Animals
Choose which of our Origami Animals you'd like to make.
December 4, 2018
Origami Reindeer Tutorial - Make A Paper Rudolf
Fold an origami reindeer. This origami reindeer is made from a single sheet of paper, no glue or cutting, add a red nose to make a Rudolf.
October 24, 2018
Spooky Origami Bat For Halloween Tutorial
How to make an origami bat with wings outstretched. Hang some origami bats for Halloween decorations. This step by step tutorial uses 1 sheet of square paper.
March 26, 2018
Origami Crane Tutorial - Traditional Origami Tsuru
Learn how to fold a traditional origami crane or "Tsuru". This iconic origami crane is easy to make with one sheet of paper.
December 8, 2017
Origami Mandarin Bird Tutorial - Simon Andersen
How to fold an origami mandarin bird designed by Simon Andersen. These birds can perch or hang about as decorations all year round.
August 30, 2017
Easy Origami Swan Napkin Art Tutorial
Learn how to make an easy origami swan using a paper or cloth napkin. This origami swan has a beautiful layered tail, make in just a few minutes.
July 4, 2017
Origami Mouse Tutorial
Make a cute origami mouse. These origami mice have different poses - sitting up or flat. They are quite three dimensional and easy to make.
June 3, 2017
Origami Elephant Tutorial
Learn how to make a little Origami Elephant. This origami elephant is made with 1 sheet of square paper. You can make a family of elephants.
May 11, 2017
Origami Unicorn Tutorial
How to make an Origami Unicorn! This little origami unicorn is made with 2 sheets of square paper. Stands up & looks good on both sides.
May 7, 2017
Origami Horse Tutorial - Version 2 - Origami Pony
Make a cute Origami Pony. This is the 2nd version of my Origami Horse. The main and tail are one colour, the rest is the other colour.
May 7, 2017
Origami Horse Tutorial - Cute Origami Pony
Learn how to fold a pretty little origami horse that stands up and has a two-coloured effect, using one sheet of square paper. This origami pony will keep you company on…
October 14, 2016
Easy Origami Crow or Raven Tutorial Video
Learn how to make a simple origami crow or raven. This origami bird is perfect for Halloween and can perch on ledges and objects.
May 19, 2016
Origami Snail Tutorial & Quick Overview of "The Origami Garden" by Ioana Stoian
Learn how to make a cute little origami snail designed by Eric Gjerde, from Ioana Stoian's book "The Origami Garden".
December 31, 2015
Easy Origami Fox - Video Tutorial
Learn how to make an easy origami fox from one sheet of square paper, then you can draw on a cute face.
April 3, 2015
Origami Bunny Rabbit Tutorial
Learn how to fold a cute 3 dimensional bunny for easter. These pretty rabbits stand up and would make great table decorations and gifts.
February 15, 2015
Origami Sheep Tutorial
Learn how to fold a cute origami sheep, goat or lamb. This model will stand up and is quite 3D, makes a great gift.
January 22, 2015
Origami Butterfly Tutorial - 3 Variations
Learn how to fold a pretty origami butterfly with 3 or more wing variations. Easy to follow video tutorial.
October 11, 2014
Hanging Origami Bat For Halloween
Learn how to fold cute hanging Halloween bat. You'll need 1 piece of black or dark paper for this origami model.
October 8, 2014
Modular Origami Cat Tutorial
Learn how to make a cute origami cat. You'll need 3 pieces of paper for this modular model.
April 9, 2014
Origami Bunny Rabbit Tutorial
Learn how to fold a cute Origami Bunny Rabbit. The rabbits are quite three-dimensional and stand up. A great Easter origami model.
March 13, 2012
Video Tutorial - Origami Bunny Rabbit Envelopes
Learn how to make these quick and simple origami bunny rabbit envelopes, just in time for Easter.
April 29, 2011
Origami Crane and Variations
Learn how to make eight different variations of the traditional origami crane! Download diagrams and watch video tutorials...
Chinese New Year Origami
Modular & Unit Origami
Valentines Day Origami
Mothers Day Origami
Origami Accordion Folding
Origami Anime & Game Characters
Origami Bows & Ribbons
Origami Crystals Gems & Diamonds
Origami Tiles & Coasters
Paper Craft & Kirigami
Mini Origami Books
Origami Pencil Cases
Origami Wallets, Folders & Bookmarks