Origami Rabbit

Origami Rabbit

Three origami paper rabbit faces are lined up, sitting on a white background. One is blue, one is white, and one is purple; each has a cartoon-style face in black ink. Behind the paper rabbits are a collection of brightly coloured eggs and decorative wooden rabbits.

This cute, origami rabbit is perfect for Easter! Suitable for beginners.

Materials

  • 15 x 15 cm (6”x 6”) paper, in your choice of colour  
  • A thin, black marker
  • Assorted coloured markers

Method

  1. Start with a square sheet of paper. Place your sheet of paper on a flat surface, positioned in a diamond shape.
    A piece of square purple paper positioned in a diamond shape.
  2. Fold the paper in half, from bottom to top, to make a triangle.
    A square paper is folded in half to make a triangle.
  3. Fold the bottom edge of the triangle, about a quarter of the way up. Flatten the surface evenly with your fingers.
    The bottom edge of the triangle is folded, about a quarter of the way up.
  4. Fold the two bottom corners to the top of the triangle. These will be the bunny’s ears.
    Left side of the two bottom corner is folded inward. Right side of the two bottom corner is folded inward. The two rabbit ears have now been folded inward
  5. Turn the paper over.
    Square purple paper in diamond shape. Two triangular ears stick up above the head.
  6. Fold the top corner back, to shape the rabbit’s head.
    The top of the diamond has been folded inward to shape the rabbit’s head.
  7. Fold the bottom tip up, to shape the rabbit’s chin.
    The bottom of the diamond shape has been folded under to shape the rabbit’s chin.
  8. Using your markers, draw the rabbit’s eyes, nose, mouth, and whiskers.
    Artist’s hand is colouring the origami rabbit shape on a white surface.   Four coloured markers are also on the white surface.
  9. Give your rabbit a name to complete the craft.
    Purple origami rabbit with a smiling face coloured in fine marker.

Program Details

AGRICULTURE
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Program Location
Online