The Pajarita Bird is the most famous traditional origami model, a paper fold that everyone recognizes. In this tutorial, I will show you how to fold my new model, a swimming Baby Pajarita origami bird. This small paper pajarita can be used as a base to make different kinds of birds like ducks, ducklings, sea birds etc.
This model is a bit different than my other origami models as there isn't a specific folding sequence that must be followed. Instead you need to make all the folds separately, and then you can collapse the model together to make the baby pajarita.
I made a printable crease pattern that you can find on the https://origami.plus web site. You can print the crease pattern and fold the valley folds and mountain folds. Or if you want to start with a blank sheet of paper, you can replicate the folds that I show in the video.
Once you have folded all the folds from the crease pattern, you can fold all of them together to make the pajarita. The first time is a bit difficult, I show how I do it in the second part of the video.
If you find a better folding sequence for this baby pajarita, please let me know!
To make a Baby Pajarita in origami, please follow the instructions from this video on YouTube:
Here are the step-by-step instructions to fold a Baby Pajarita (photo diagram and/or video).
1. Printable crease pattern for the baby pajarita origami model. → High definition image for printing
2. Traditional paper pajarita model with the new baby pajarita origami model.
I hope you will like this new origami pajarita model. If you fold it, please send me some pictures so that I can show them in the next video.
Once your pajarita is folded, you can also make a few additional folds to shape the wings, change the head etc. Don't hesitate to experiment to make your own origami bird!
Important: this origami pajarita is an original origami model, designed by Stéphane Gigandet, and protected by copyright. Do not publish instructions, videos, diagrams, tutorials etc. that show how to fold it, and instead link to this video. Thank you.
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