Fold an Origami Cicada

Origami cicada

Create your own colorful paper cicada with our easy-to-follow pattern.

What You Need

  • Color printer and computer
  • Printer paper
  • Scissors

What You Do

  1. Print the pattern
    Print the 2 origami files on the front and back of the same sheet of paper so they line up.
    Here’s the front page of your origami cicada pattern.
    Here’s the back page of your origami cicada pattern.
  2. Make a square
    Trim the paper to the square pattern before folding.
  3. Fold your cicada
    Complete each numbered fold in order, and in the direction indicated by the arrows.

    Origami cicada