Photo of the book Fidget the Wonder Dog with two origami dogs on a blue background

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You will need:

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami tools

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·   A square piece of white paper

·   Pencil

·   Colouring pens – orange, black and pink for a ‘Fidget’ inspired pup!

How to make your origami dog:

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 1

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1. First, fold the square of paper in half diagonally, making a neat crease with your fingers.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 2

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2. Open the paper, and fold the other way diagonally as before.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 3

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3. Next, fold down the right-hand corner from the middle point to form an ‘ear’.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 4

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4. Repeat on the left-hand corner.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 5

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5. Next, fold up the bottom corner.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 6

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6. Then fold it back on itself, to create a small triangular ‘nose’.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 7

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7. Flip it over, and fold the bottom corner up.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 8

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8. Again, fold it back on itself to create a ‘tongue’.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 9

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9. Turn the puppy right side facing, and start colouring his ears with an orange pen.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 10

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10. Draw the patches and eyes with a pencil, and then colour in.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 11

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11. Using a black pen, draw the eyes, eyebrows and colour in the nose.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 12

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12. Colour the tongue with a pink pen.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami step 13

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13. Finally, turn the puppy over and fold down the corner on the top of his head.

Fidget the Wonder Dog origami

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Thanks to Suzie Attaway for putting together this activity! For more fun crafts and styling, check out Suzie's Instagram @craftpropstylist

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