Complexity: simple / medium
This traditional model used a bird base as a foundation. Use a 20 cm (8-inch) square of paper, colored side up.
|Inside reverse fold the left-hand corner, thereby making the crane's head.||Valley fold and unfold the wing over along the line between the corners marked by circles. Repeat behind.||For good flapping of the wings, open slightly the wing's flap as shown. Repeat it behind.|
Diagrammed by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov
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