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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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