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.
|Hold the crane's chest, pull the tail…||… and the wings will flap!
Here is the completed traditional flapping crane.
Diagrammed by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov
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