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Make Mayflowers You will need:  Coloured Paper (Flower 12x12 cm)  Coloured Paper (Stem & Leaf 15x15 cm)  Scissors

Have-a-go at making paper origami Mayflowers


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Firstly, take your coloured 12x12cm piece of paper

Then fold in half into a triangle shape‌

‌ and re-open.


‌ and fold in half again

Turn the paper around‌

Then fold start to fold upwards on one side


… then press down

8.

Keep folding upwards…


Your flower should now look like this‌

Do the same on the other side

Now turn your flower over


‌ and the same on the other side

Fold inwards‌

Now turn your flower back to the front


Now take your other piece of 15x15cm coloured paper

You’ve now completed your flower petals!

Fold it in half, into a triangle shape


Then re-open and turn until it’s diamond shaped

Press down and score the edge with your hand

Fold one side, in a triangle shape into the middle


Turn your piece of paper around

Repeat on the other side

Fold one half inwards


It should now look like this‌

Repeat on the other side

Turn your piece of paper around


‌ and repeat on other side

It should now look like this Fold inwards on one side again‌


..until it’s flat

Now fold together...

Then turn over piece of paper to this side


‌until your stem and leaf look like this

Fold in half‌ You should now have your flower and stem!


You now need to cut a small hole at the bottom of the flower…

…like so! You’ll now need your scissors


Now slot the stem into the bottom of the flower through the small hole you’ve just cut.

Your Mayflower should now look this…


Why not draw, paint or stick different things to design your flower?

Now you’ve made your very own Mayflower!

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Making Origami Mayflowers  

Follow our step-by-step guide on how to make origami Mayflowers

Making Origami Mayflowers  

Follow our step-by-step guide on how to make origami Mayflowers

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