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Fold an Origami Jumping Frog in 13 Easy Steps

In celebration of the American Museum of Natural History‘s annual Origami Holiday Tree, a 40 year tradition, the museum has released a series of short origami-making videos. Above, how to fold a jumping frog from an index card in easy 13 steps.

They also share Folding a Dinosaur. (Be ready hit the pause button a lot.)

Related DIY: Check out this wide variety of dinosaur origami instructions, and in our archives: more origami videos.

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