How do you make a windmill using origami paper?
Making our own paper toy windmill will always drive us crazy. Its great sort of entertainment right from a kid to an elderly people. Here is the simple step by step tutorial with images to make your own origami windmill.
→ Origami paper (Color of your choice)
→ Pencil and Ruler
→ Normal or Decorative Push Pins
→ Straw or any Thick Stick
Steps To Follow
Step 1: Take a Origami paper of your choice.
Step 2: Make a mountain fold in both the sides.
Step 3: Now you will get a centre point. Mark it with the pencil.
Step 4: Using ruler, mark the midpoint from centre to each corner as shown in the below image.
Step 5: Cut the paper in each side till the marked point from each end.
Step 6: Take any one side and fold it, so that it touches the centre point.
Step 7: Apply glue at the tip of the folded side.
Step 8: Take the successive side and fold it to paste with the glue you have applied in the centre point.
Step 9: Again apply the glue and repeat the same procedure for the successive sides too.
Step 10: Hold the centre point with your finger so that the glue gets pasted with each fold tightly. Now your windmill should be like we shown in the below image.
Step 11: Use knife or some blend tool to release the folds from the centre point.
Step 12: Now take a push pin and pierce it in the centre point as shown in the below image.
Step 13: Take a small paper and roll it around with the hole at the centre. Glue the end.
Step 14: Insert it at the backside of the pin. This is done to make a smooth and free movement of the windmill.
Step 15: Insert the pin at the top edge of any straw or any stick.
Step 16: Your Windmill is ready.