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Origami Pumpkin Craft

Origami Pumpkin Craft

My daughter and I love making crafts for each holiday. While delving into the world of origami recently, she and I made some folded paper pumpkins for Halloween.

Step 1

Fold the paper square in half diagonally and crease.

Orange Paper Square Origami Pumpkin Step 1

Step 2

Fold the triangle in half and crease.

Origami Pumpkin Step 2

Step 3

Fold one corner of the triangle back and crease.

Origami Pumpkin Step 3

Step 4

Fold the other corner of the triangle back and crease.

Origami Pumpkin Step 4

Step 5

Unfold the previous two creases.

Origami Pumpkin Step 5

Step 6

Gently squash down one pocket formed by the previous two folds to form a square.

Origami Pumpkin Step 6

Step 7

Repeat on the second pocket to form a square.

Origami Pumpkin Step 7

Step 8

Fold both sides into the center and crease.

Origami Pumpkin Step 8

Step 9

Tuck the folds under.

Origami Pumpkin Step 9

Step 10

Fold the other sides into the center and crease.

Origami Pumpkin Step 10

Step 11

Tuck the folds under.

Origami Pumpkin Step 11

Step 12

Turn the square over and fold the corners in.

Origami Pumpkin Step 12

Step 13

Tape the corners down.

Origami Pumpkin Step 13

Step 14

Use a black maker to draw a face on the front of the pumpkin.

Origami Pumpkin Step 14 Origami Pumpkins

For more fun pumpkin crafts, try my P Is for Pumpkin Handprint Craft, J Is for Jack-o-Lantern Handprint Craft, and Paint Chip Pumpkin Craft.

Image Credits

Origami Pumpkin © 2015 Heather Johnson
Orange Paper Square © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 1 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 2 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 3 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 4 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 5 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 6 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 7 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 8 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 9 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 10 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 11 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 12 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 13 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkin Step 14 © 2015 Heather Johnson
Origami Pumpkins © 2015 Heather Johnson

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