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Step 9: Using scissors, cut where indicated. Cut only the front-most layer of paper.
Step 10: Fold the two flaps outward to match the ones at the top.
Step 11: Fold the top point down.
Step 12: Fold the top flap back upwards, leaving a small gap, this is a pleat fold.
Step 13: Fold the left and right points to the middle.
Step 14: Unfold the previous step and fold the left and right points again but this time leave a small gap.
Step 15: Finally, push the left and right sides in again, this will give the turtle a more 3D look and allow the feet to rest underneath the turtle.
Step 16: Flip the origami turtle over to the other side and adjust the legs however you like. You could draw a little face on the turtle as well.
Your Origami Turtle is Complete!
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