Folded Paper Cranes

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Cranes created of origami paper are called orizuru. The form represents a crane flying. This paper crane is made from one sheet of paper.
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First, fold the square paper in half. If the corners of the paper don't meet perfectly at the beginning, you cannot make a good-looking crane. Please first make the corners meet precisely and then fold.
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Open up once.
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Fold the paper in half again, this time in the other direction, with the crease in the middle meeting up.
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Fold the right-half square into a triangle by placing its creased bottom to the center of the rectangle.
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Flip over and repeat on the other side. Now you have a big triangle.
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Insert your finger in the opening of the triangle from its long side, and open while squashing it.
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Now you have made a square shape.
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Fold both edges of the square to meet in the middle.
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Flip over and repeat on the other side.
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Fold down the top corner to make a crease, then unfold.
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Unfold both edges.
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Lift one side, and open the pocket in the middle.
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Fold it upward, and squash it along the crease made earlier, as if making a crease in the opposite direction.
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Repeat on the other side. The larger top part will be the wings, and the bottom part will be the neck and tail.
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Now make the neck and tail. Fold flaps in half inward to meet the middle line.
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Repeat on the other side.
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Fold up the neck and tail parts.
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Fold them upward at a slight angle matching the outer wing line.
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Lastly fold one of the points inside out to form the head, and open up the wings. The orizuru paper crane is done.