8 Coolest Origami Cranes to Fold


Incredible origami cranes with pictured instructions on how to make a paper crane.  You’ll love these step by step tutorials on how to fold a paper crane and how to make a paper bird.  These tutorials include paper crane cupcake toppers, paper crane backdrop, paper crane mobile and a standing bird.

Tip Junkie has 41 Origami patterns all with pictured tutorials to learn how to make.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more  Paper Crafting patterns with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Origami Cranes

Origami Cranes

1. How to Make a Paper Crane ~ This pictured step-by-step tutorial will teach you and your child how to fold a paper crane.  You don’t have to have origami paper to get started. {wink}

Origami Cranes

2. How to Make an Origami Crane ~ Learn how to make this simple origami bird in just a few simple steps. This project is perfect for rainy days with children or any time you need to keep little ones busy.

How To Origami Crane

1000 Paper Crane Backdrop

3. How to Fold a Paper Crane {1000 paper cranes backdrop} ~ This intricate paper crane backdrop is simple gorgeous.  It is said that giving 1000 paper cranes for a wedding gift brings good luck to the newlyweds.  This amazing backdrop features 1000 cranes made from 2cm x 2cm paper and thread.

How to Fold a Paper Crane

4. Folding Paper Cranes {mobile} ~ Paper cranes are thought to bring good luck.  You can string paper cranes together and hang them from wire or an embroidery hoop.  This mobile hangs in a baby nursery, but you can give it as a gift for someone who is sick.

Origami Paper Cranes

5.  DIY Paper Crane Cupcake Toppers ~ Dress up cupcakes for a wedding or party with these paper crane cupcake toppers.  They’re simple to make and give the wow factor.

How To Make a Paper Bird

How to Make a Paper Bird

6.  DIY Paper Birds {Paper Origami} ~ These pretty paper origami birds are easy to make and look lovely hanging as a mobile or as decoration around a lamp shade.

How to Make a Paper Bird

7.  DIY Bird Cage Lanterns ~ Aren’t these bird cage lanterns fabulous?!  I’m chirping with joy!  They are so versatile they could be used at almost any party, spring, bridal shower, Mother’s Day, or birthday.  Get started by downloading the bird template for free.

How to Make a Paper Bird

8.  Origami Bird ~ Double-sided paper works great for this cute paper bird.  If it is folded just right it will even stand up.  Download the free template to get started.

More Paper Origami

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