Sunday, October 14, 2018

Folding Origami Frankenstein Faces for Halloween

Lately I've been in the mood for easy Halloween crafts.   Recently I tried my hand at making this neat Frankenstein origami craft The results turned out so cool (and the actual folding was sooo easy) that I had to share it with you!

How to Fold an Origami Frankenstein Face


Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft




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This origami tutorial drew inspiration from this tutorial.  I adopted the directions by losing the cool zig-zag hair and adding ears.  So if you want to try another version of Frankenstein origami,  definitely check those directions out. 


Let's Fold!

Step 1:
Grab a sheet of  Origami Paper.  Fold it along its diagonal like this.

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft

Step 2:
Open the paper up and fold it like this.  (You've now created Frankenstein's furrowed brow.)

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft

Step 3:
Now we're creating the monster's hair. 
Fold the top portion of your paper down so it touches the crease like so:

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft

Step 4: 
Undo the fold. 
Then fold the top tip down to the crease made in the previous step.

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft


Step 5:
Fold the paper down along the crease made in step 3.
You've now finished the hair!

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft

Step 6:
Now we're going to fold the ears.
Flip your origami over. 
Then fold over both sides like so to create the sides of the face.

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft

Step 7:
Then, lift up your sides and fold them out like so: 

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft

When you flip your paper over you should see this:

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft

Step 8:
Now fold both left and right sides back to create ears. 
Also, fold the bottom corner up to create a chin.

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft


Grab your drawing supplies (we used Black Sharpie and a black Kwik Stixto draw the face.

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft

And that's it!

Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft

6 More Halloween Origami and Kirigami:  

If you're interested in a little more complicated Halloween Origami, I definitely recommend this Horrorgami book.  It's got a ton of creepy cool paper folding ideas!  

Or, check out these links below for more Halloween-themed paper folding and cutting fun!


Easy Origami Frankenstein Monster Faces for Halloween Kids Craft


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