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Make a ‘3 minute origami butterfly’

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With practice, you can make this easy origami butterfly. This popular instructional video from ProudPaperOfficial clearly demonstrates each step in three minutes.

Start with a square piece of paper, then follow each step. Pause and replay any fold when needed. Then practice, practice, practice.

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Next: The Paper Airplane Guy demonstrates how to fold five paper stunt planes.

Plus: More origami videos, including how to make a butterfly ball, Chris K. Palmer’s origami tessellations, and A Fold Apart: Origamist Robert Lang’s Incredible Paper Creations.

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