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Kirigami Goldfish – it’s like origami but with scissors!

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Kirigami Goldfish Origami with scissors!

Do you know the difference between origami and kirigami? Well, take a look at this Kirigami Goldfish and see if you can figure it out. That’s right, origami is made entirely from folding paper,  kirigami is made from both folding and cutting paper. The Kirigami Goldfish is an easy to create example. Kirigami Goldfish Origami with scissors. Happy folding!

Kirigami Goldfish from Jessie At Home

To begin your Kirigami Goldfish, fold your paper in half diagonally.

Kirigami Goldfish step 1

With the fold facing up, take one top point and fold it down to the bottom point.

Kirigami Goldfish step 2

Repeat with the other top point.

Kirigami Goldfish step 3

Take one of the points just folded down and fold it half way up.

Kirigami Goldfish step 4

Repeat with the other point.

Kirigami Goldfish step 5

Take both points and fold them to the side as shown below.

Kirigami Goldfish step 6

Fold the top layer of the bottom half part way up as shown.

Kirigami Goldfish step 7

Refold the same piece at the middle point of piece.

Kirigami Goldfish step 8

Cut the bottom section across the middle to just before the center. Repeat on the other side.

Kirigami Goldfish step 9

Flip piece over and fold up the bottom section.

Kirigami Goldfish step 10

Squeeze the sides of piece and refold so the side are now the center.

Kirigami Goldfish step 11

The piece should look like this once folded.

Kirigami Goldfish step 12

Fold the cut section back to create the tail.

Kirigami Goldfish step 13

And you’re all done!

Kirigami Goldfish done

And there you have it, Kirigami Goldfish – origami with scissors! Find more origami and kirigami tutorials HERE.

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