How To Make An Origami Flapping Butterfly

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    9. Fold all four corners diagonally inwards.

    9. Fold all four corners diagonally inwards.

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    10. Refold the top edge down to the bottom edge.

    10. Refold the top edge down to the bottom edge.

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    11. Using a finger, bring the bottom edge up to the top edge and make a mark in the very centre.

    11. Using a finger, bring the bottom edge up to the top edge and make a mark in the very centre.

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    12. Let the paper go, your mark should be about 2 to 3 cm long.

    12. Let the paper go, your mark should be about 2 to 3 cm long.

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    13. Flip the paper over to the other side.

    13. Flip the paper over to the other side.

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    14. Place your index finger or a large pen as shown.

    14. Place your index finger or a large pen as shown.

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    15. Fold the left end over your finger or pen and to the right. Shape the paper around to create a tube.

    15. Fold the left end over your finger or pen and to the right. Shape the paper around to create a tube.

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    16. Remove the pen or finger and you should have a tube shape remaining.

    16. Remove the pen or finger and you should have a tube shape remaining.

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