Easy Origami Ninja Star Tutorial

Easy Origami Ninja Star Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
Easy Origami Ninja Star Tutorial via @paper_kawaii

Learn to make an origami ninja star! These easy origami stars are folded from two pieces of paper. Also called a ‘shuriken’ throwing star. It’s super easy to make these!

I’ve always loved these little origami ninja stars! There is something really appealing about the shape of the star. I find making these very satisfying, maybe because they have some weight to them.

This traditional method results in a nice thick, heavy result. I have seen some other versions where you use half of a square sheet of paper, which would be a good idea if you are using thicker paper.

The ninja star shape appears a lot in origami designs, you’ll probably have already noticed! One of my favourites is my origami ninja star card holders, which hold cards or place cards – tutorial here.  Check further down for a photo tutorial I created a few years ago.

I also have a photo tutorial for this model here.

Design: Traditional Copyright Information
Level: ★★☆☆☆

You will need:

  • 2 sheets of square paper

Paper size used: 15 x 15 cm
Final model size: 8.5 x 8.5 cm

Easy Origami Ninja Star Tutorial via @paper_kawaii

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