How to make a traditional origami cicada

(page 1)



traditional origami cicada


Level Beginner
Copyright Traditional

This page is for those who want the instruction to fold a traditional origami cicada.


This origami cicada is a traditional origami model and it is one of the easy model that you can make from a square paper.


Before working on this model, you need to know what valley-fold and mountain-fold are. If you know these two folding techniques, then you will have no problem in making origami cicada.


If you are ready, then let's get started.


If you find any bugs on this instruction, please send an email to HyoAhn's email.


You may use any kind of paper to fold the origami cicada. It is a little easier if the front and the back side of the paper are slightly different whether it be in texture or color.

Make sure the paper that you use is a square (all sides are equal and all the angles equal 90 degrees). The paper I am using here is 15cm x 15cm square one. It is a good size for those who are not expereienced in paper folding. If you are become familiar with this model. Then you can try smaller size paper.

traditional origami cicada: front side of paper


This is the front side of paper.

traditional origami cicada: back side of paper


This is the back side of paper.


Keep in your mind that the front side is the shinier one.



left arrow
left arrow


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8



How To Make A Traditional Origami Cicada

© 2010-2024 All Rights Reserved