How to Make Origami Boat for Kids Step by Step

Learn how to make the most well-known origami boat with this quick and easy step-by-step tutorial. This origami boat can also float in water.

What fantastic fun to make an origami boat so easily and then float it! To make the boat last longer when it’s on water, try using foil paper or grease-proof paper.

Are you ready? Let’s get started.

Origami Step by Step Instructions

origami traditional boat

Step 1

Start with a rectangular piece of paper, coloured

Step 2

Fold in half downwards.

Step 3

Bring corners in to centre line.

Step 4

Fold uppermost layer upwards & do the same to the back. Crease well.

Step 5

Pull the sides out and flatten.

Step 6

Fold front layer up to top, & do the same to the back.

Step 7

Pull the sides outwards and flatten.

Step 8

Gently pull the top parts of the model outwards, making a boat shape.

Step 9

Flatten well to crease all folds. Then open out slightly, forming a boat shape. Finished Boat.

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