Do you want to learn how to make an origami boat that floats? It’s actually a lot easier than you might think! In this step-by-step guide, I will show you how to do it.
All you need is a piece of paper and some patience. Follow these simple instructions and you’ll be able to create your own floating origami boat in no time!
How To Make An Origami Boat That Floats Video Walkthrough
There you have it, that short video tutorial should be an easy and fun way for you to learn how to make an origami boat that floats! So what are you waiting for? Get out your paper and give it a try!
I’m not done yet though! If you prefer learning a different way and videos aren’t your thing, don’t worry! I have written out step-by-step instructions with images for you below.
If you enjoy this design, make sure to check out all my other Origami Vehicles!
How To Make An Origami Boat That Floats Step-By-Step Instructions
1. Creating Horizontal and Vertical Creases
Fold in half horizontally and vertically. Then fold back to make crease.
2. Folding Diagonal Creases and Turning Over
Fold in the dotted lines and fold back to make crease. Then turn over.
3. Folding Flaps Toward the Top
Fold in the dotted lines as directed by the arrow such that the flap is towards the top.
Do that for the left and right diagonal.
4. Bringing Flaps Downward
Bring the flap downward towards the center.
5. Creating Center Creases
Fold the right and left diagonal towards the center and unfold to make crease.
6. Folding and Unfolding Flaps
Fold the two flaps in the dotted lines and unfold to make crease.
7. Opening the Origami Model
Open the model.
8. Performing a Squash Fold
9. Executing a Pocket Fold
10. Folding and Unfolding for Creases
Fold in the dotted line and unfold to make crease.
11. Bringing Flaps Toward the Center
Fold in the dotted line and bring the two flaps toward the center.
12. Completing the Pocket Fold
Pocket fold in the dotted lines.
13. Admiring the Final Result
Congratulations! You have successfully completed the origami project. Enjoy your final result!
There you go! If you enjoy instructions more than videos I hope that these were simple and easy to follow! Bellow you’ll find the same instructions but in one large printable graphic!
How to Make an Origami Boat That Floats Printable Instructions
Now that I’ve shown how to make an origami boat, there are many other incredible origami creations you can make! Check out some of my other how-to origami guides to learn how to make a variety of different objects, animals, and more! I hope that you enjoyed this how-to guide and that you’ll continue exploring the wonderful world of origami!