How to fold the Rooster

2017 Year of the Rooster

The Years of the Rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029…

Rooster is almost the epitome of fidelity and punctuality. For ancestors who had no alarm clocks, the crowing was significant, as it could awaken people to get up and start to work. In Chinese culture, another symbolic meaning of chicken carries is exorcising evil spirits.

Today we will help you fold the chicken with just a single sheet of paper. Have you not interested

The rooster

The rooster

Note: Black line is valley fold,  blue line is mountain fold.

Step 1: Start with a square origami paper, color side down.

The Rooster

Step 2: Fold and unfold to create two valley crease.


Step 3: Create 4 valley creases (ratio: 1/16). Then fold 4 sides follow exist creases.


Then filp the model.

Step 4: Fold and fold.

Step 5: Fold 4 angles of your model to the center.


Then filp the model.

Step 6: Fold as shown.

Step 7: Flat folding the left of the model.

Step 8: Fold as shown.

Step 9: Unfold the top layer.

Step 10: Flat folding.

Step 11: Inverted fold 2 interiors.

Step 12: Repeat step 7 – 11 in left, right and behind.

Step 13: Fold up the layer.

Step 14: Flat folding.

Step 15: Fold as shown.

Step 16: Fold down this layer.

Step 18: Fold the layer to left. And repeat this structure in the right. Then repeat this structure in the behind.

Step 19: Fold down this layer.

Step 20: Inverted fold the interior to make right paw.

Step 21: Fold up the layer.

Step 22 – 26: Fold as shown.

Step 27: Fold up the top of paw.


Step 28: fold as shown to make claw.

Step 29: complete the right paw.

Step 30: Repeat step 20 – 29 in the left.

Step 31: Fold down the layer.

Step 32: Fold as shown.

Step 33: fold as shown.

Step 34: fold down all layer in the right of model to make tail.

Step 35: Complete the tail.

Step 36: Fold up the left of model to make head.

Step 37: Fold as shown.

Step 38: Inverted fold the interior to make crest.

Step 39: Fold one layer to the left. Repeat in behind.

Step 40: Dent the top.

Step 41: Inverted fold outside this layer.

Step 42: Inverted fold it.

Step 43: Inverted fold one layer.

Step 44: Complete the head.


So here are your results. 

You do not find it beautiful? Good luck