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Origami boat | Craft ship - fold simple boat

  • Origami boat | Craft the ship
    • First boat
    • Second boat
    • Third boat

The good old paper boat is a popular craft idea. These small paper boats can be finished quickly and easily. Some colorful paper for folding and much more is usually not needed and in no time at all conjure up small paper boats from a piece of paper.

Origami boat | Craft the ship

Materials:

  • Paper in different colors or origami folded paper
  • bonefolder
  • scissors
  • motive scissors
  • some glue
  • a few wooden toothpicks
  • colorful fiber pencils or crayons to decorate

First boat

Step 1: Pick up a square piece of paper and place it in front of you so that your square is on top.

Step 2: Now fold the top and bottom tips over each other.

Fold up your fold again.

The same procedure now applies to the lateral corners.

Fold these also tip to tip on top of each other.

Step 3: Now unfold your square again and place it again standing on its tip in front of you.

Step 4: Fold the top corner halfway down its fold line. The upper tip just touches the center of your square.

Step 5: Then fold the tip back up a bit.

Leave half an inch between your two fold lines.

Next, the top tip is folded down to the height of the last fold line.

Step 6: Lay the paper standing on its tip in front of you. The folds are up again.

Now fold the left outer corner onto the right outer corner.

Step 7: The lower tip is bent upwards and folded down slightly above the right corner tip.

Fold your fold with the weatherstrip.

Step 8 : Fold up your fold again and turn or turn your folding work horizontally by 180 °.

Step 9: Repeat step 8 on your existing fold line from step 8 again.

Fold your fold again with the weatherstrip.

Then fold your fold down again.

Step 10: Fold up your folding work again, with your square on the top and showing your folds from the beginning to the bottom.

The lower tip up, at the fold lines from step 8 and step 9, fold, so to speak, around the center line fold.

At the same time, the upper part of the shuttle appears.

The tip of the shuttle now forms.

Fold your fold lines to the top of the boat with the weatherstrip.

Tip: decorate your boat, now still at will, with a few little windows and then baptize it on a nice name.

Ready is your first paper boat! Ahoy!

Second boat

Step 1: Pick up a square piece of paper again and place it standing on its tip.

Fold the upper and lower tips over each other.

Fold up your fold.

The same procedure now applies to the lateral corners.

Fold these also tip to tip on top of each other.

Step 2: Now unfold your square again and place it again standing on the top in front of you.

Fold the top tip down so that the bottom tip is touched. Now there is a triangle on the top in front of you.

Now fold the bottom of the triangle up to the top of the triangle.

Turn your folding work over to the other side.

Repeat the step from just over again. Fold the bottom tip to the top edge again.

Step 3: Now fold down the left and right corners and fold them along the centerline.

The tips of the pages before now show both down in the middle.

Step 4: Apply your folding work, the two individual tips point down. Now open the top corner down again.

A small quadrangle, standing on the top, lies in front of you.

Step 5: Then fold the top and then the bottom tip toward the center.

There then touch both tips. Two small triangular points now point to each other.

Step 6: Now rotate your folding work in front of you by 180 °. Do not use your fold, just turn it in a semicircle.

Step 7: Now fold the top side down with the triangle folded down.

Both previously folded edges now finish flush.

Step 8: Decorate your crafted boat. For example, cut an ellipse with a pattern scissors.

Label this cut ellipse with a short font.

Then put the message in the boat, where you can put it on the side of the boat.

Schwupps, your second paper boat is ready folded and ready for seafaring!

Third boat

This paper boat can even float on water or use it for your table decoration. For example, fill the small paper boats with snacks or gummy bears. Or put decosand or small decorative stones in the small boats.

You can also thread your paper boats onto a string. Then thread the thread through the middle of the boat from bottom to top. Through knots you can attach the small boats at different heights. If you attach a shaver stick in the center of the boat, you can still attach pennants to a string and attach this pennant cord to the right and left of the paper boat.

Step 1: Pick up an A4 sheet and lay it in portrait orientation.

Step 2: Fold the lower side of the A4 sheet up first. The lower corners are flush with the upper corners.

Step 3: Now turn your folding work by 180 °. The opening of the folded sheet now points downwards.

Step 4: In this step, fold the right side of the paper over to the left side. The respective corners also close flush with each other here again.

Step 5: Now unfold your fold from step 4.

Step 6: Now fold the top left corner down the center line.

Then proceed with the upper right corner as well.

Step 7: The lower upper rectangle is now folded upwards.

The just folded corners form the fold line.

Step 8: Now apply the folding work and repeat step 7.

This is how your folding result looks now.

Step 9: Now fold the protruding corners inwards.

The fold line forms the big triangle.

Proceed in this way with all four protruding corners.

Step 10: Lay the triangle with the tip up in front of you.

Grasp the outside tips with your hands. Now push them inwards and fold the even outer tips over each other.

Step 11: Place the resulting rectangle with the opening facing down and standing on the point in front of you.

Step 12: Now fold the lower and upper tip up onto the upper tip. The corners also close flush.

Step 13: Apply your folding work and repeat step 12 again.

This is how your folding result looks.

Step 14: Grasp the outside corners again with your hands and then repeat step 10.

You can see this result in front of you.

Step 15: Place the resulting small rectangle again with the opening facing down and standing on its tip in front of you.

Step 16: Pick up the square in your hands as you did in step 15, then pull the right and left sides outward.

In the middle is now a small triangle to see. This is what your folding result looks like after this step.

Step 17: Grasp the inside of the boat with your thumbs and pull up on the top and bottom next to the inner triangle.

Now you have your paper boat ready!

Tip: Now decorate your paper boat with a small flag. Pick up a toothpick and cut a small rectangle out of paper, coat it with a little glue and then fold it into a triangle and place the wooden toothpick in the middle.

And now your next paper boat is finished.

We wish you and your little ones lots of fun with the Origami Boat | Craft the ship!

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