We’ve had space shuttles on the mind since visiting the Smithsonian Air & Space museum. My boys like learning origami and then memorizing their favorites to make whenever they’re bored somewhere they have access to paper!Start with origami paper or any paper cut into a square. Turn it over.Fold diagonally one way, open it and fold it the opposite way.Then take the corners and fold them up to the top.Fold each side down as shown below. You can play with how far down you fold it.Fold the entire thing in half and then position it as shown in the right photo.Next, fold the top down and then up about 1/4 of the way.Next open it up to where it looks like this. You’re going to use the folds to make it fold in on itself as shown.Here’s another photo to help you out.Then, fold it up. Make a small fold on the nose and use that fold to push it in to flatten out the nose.Fold the wings up on each side.Now it can stand! You can adjust the folds here if you need to.Now you can decorate or leave as is!
Author: Allison Waken
Allison Waken is a wife, mom of boys and Phoenix, AZ native. She has been creating inspiring content for All for the Boys since 2011. Allison loves travel, movies and spending as much time as possible with her family while she can!