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How to Make an Origami Lotus Flower

How to Make an Origami Lotus Flower

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How to Make an Origami Lotus Flower

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Let’s make a beautiful flower today! Today the flower we are going to make is a lotus. Lotus are one of the most beautiful flowers. This flower is quite a rare flower. This is called the national flower of India. So, you can imagine the importance of this flower. Kids will love making them and by making them they will get to learn a bit of concentration. So, without wasting any time, Let’s start!

How to Make Paper Lotus Flower

Materials:

  • 7.5*15 c.m. twelve colour papers. ( 8 of them must be pink and the rest will be green)
  • A rubber band.

Procedure:

  • Take a 7.5*15 c.m. pink colour page, fold it from the middle making a straight fold line in the middle.
  • Unfold it, then fold the left corner of it from the bottom to the middle line in a triangle shape. Do the same on the opposite upper part.
  • Apply the same folds on the other side( left). There should be told four half triangle-like shapes on both sides
  • Fold the bottom part of the page from the om to the middle fold line.  Do the same with the upper part.
  • Fold the whole page outside from the middle over the middle fold line leaving the other folds outside.
  • Take a 7.5*15 c.m. green colour plate fold it from the middle making a straight fold line in the middle.
  • Unfold it, then fold the left corner of it from the bottom to the middle line in a triangle shape. Do the same on the opposite upper part.
  • Apply the same folds on the other side( left).  There should be told four half triangle-like shapes on both sides
  • Fold the bottom part of the page from the bottom to the middle fold line. Do the same with the upper part.
  • Fold the whole page from inside from the middle over the middle fold line leaving the other folds inside.
  • Apply the same process and make more than seven pink pages and more three green pages.
  • Take a pink piece and put it over another pink then take a green piece and put it under those pink pieces.
  • Follow this step and do the same with the other pieces. Every two pink pieces will contain one green piece.
  • Take all four pieces together, hold them in the middle.
  • Take a rubber band, tie it in the middle of all the pieces.
  • Pull all the pieces with your hand and make it look like a flower.
  • Lift the first layers of the petals, make them look like lotus petals. Don’t turn the green part.
  • Follow this same process with the other pink layers.
  • After making all the petals your lotus flower will be done.
  • Look at the green parts under the flower, lift them a little from the bottom.
  • Your whole lotus flower will be ready then!

Your precious flower is ready! As you can see this process will need fewer materials and more fun. This flower will look beautiful if you use them to decorate your room, projects, notebook etc. Kids will fell in love with this flower. So, hurry up! Grab your stationaries and make a beautiful origami lotus.

FAQ’s How to Make an Origami Lotus Flower

1. What materials do I need to make an origami lotus flower?

Answer: You will need a sheet of origami paper or a square piece of paper.

2. What are the steps to make an origami lotus flower?

Answer: Start by folding the paper in half diagonally to create a triangle. Then fold each corner into the center. Flip the paper over and fold each corner into the center again. Now fold the top and bottom edges up to the center. Unfold everything, then fold each side in to the center. Flip the paper over, then fold each corner in to the center again. Finally, unfold and fold each side up to the center.

3. What is the easiest way to begin an origami lotus flower?

Answer: The easiest way to begin an origami lotus flower is by folding the paper in half diagonally to create a triangle.

4. How do I make the petals of the lotus flower?

Answer: To make the petals of the lotus flower, fold each corner of the triangle in to the center twice, then unfold everything. Flip the paper over and fold each side in to the center twice. Unfold everything, then fold each side up to the center.

5. How do I make the center of the lotus flower?

Answer: To make the center of the lotus flower, fold each corner of the triangle in to the center twice, then unfold everything. Flip the paper over and fold each side in to the center twice. Unfold everything, then fold each side up to the center.

6. How do I finish the origami lotus flower?

Answer: To finish the origami lotus flower, unfold everything and fold each side up to the center.

7. How do I know if I did the origami lotus flower correctly?

Answer: You will know if you did the origami lotus flower correctly if it looks like a lotus flower with 8 petals and a center.

8. What is the most difficult part of making the origami lotus flower?

Answer: The most difficult part of making the origami lotus flower is folding each side in to the center twice.

9. Can I use any kind of paper to make the origami lotus flower?

Answer: You can use any square piece of paper to make the origami lotus flower, but origami paper works best.

10. How long does it take to make an origami lotus flower?

Answer: It usually takes about 10 to 15 minutes to make an origami

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