How to Make a Paper Crane?

1. Start with a perfectly square sheet of paper. Paper made specifically for origami can be found at most craft stores. It is usually colored only on one side. I used a sheet that was colored on both sides.2. Begin by folding one edge to meet to other, with the colored side outward.3. Open up the paper and lay it flat. Now repeat step 2 in the other direction, and open up it up again.4. Fold it diagonally with the white side out (pink here). Line it up corner to corner5. Open up the paper, repeat step 4 in the other direction, and open up the paper again6. Lay the paper with the white side up.Bring in the side corners, while bringing the top corner down.7. With the open side pointing towards the left in this picture, fold one corner of the square so that the edge is lined up with the center line. 8. Repeat step 7 with the other flap.9. Flip the paper over and repeat step 7 for the other two flaps.10. Fold the top flap down and crease hard. Now fold it the same way in the opposite direction.11. Open up one side, and lay it flat.12. Lift the top flap on the open end (the lower end in this picture) and fold it upwards, bringing in the sides.13. Flip the paper over and repeat steps 11 &, 12 for the other side…14. With the open end towards the left in the picture, fold in one flap in so that the edge lines up with the center line…15. Repeat step 14 for the other flap.16. Flip the paper over and repeat steps 14 &, 15 for the flaps on the other side.17. Fold over one side.18. Fold up the top flap on the open end, so that the tip of the lower flap reaches the tip of upper flap…19. Fold two of the flaps over and repeat step 18 for the other lower flap.20. Fold one flap over and lay flat…21. Fold the top flap down…22. Flip the paper over and repeat step 21 for the other side.23. Invert fold one of the upper tips to form the head.24. Pull back the other tip to form the tail.25. Gently pull the wings apart to form the body.And now it is complete!