Origami Kite Base

In origami kite base, the adjacent edges of the origami paper meet at the diagonal crease.

The kite base resembles a traditional diamond kite.

This base is the simplest one in origami as it has only three valley-fold or creases.

The origami kite base is the foundation for origami fish base.

How To Make An Origami Kite Base


1 Origami paper 6 x 6 inches (15 x 15 cm)


The origami kite base requires the following origami fold:
Fold: Origami valley-fold

Step 1: Position the square paper.

Step 1 Origami Kite Base

Step 2: Valley-fold the left corner to the right corner.

Step 2 Origami Kite Base

Step 3: Unfold the fold done in Step 2.

Step 3 Origami Kite Base

Step 4: Valley-fold the bottom-left edge to meet the vertical diagonal crease.

Step 4 Origami Kite Base

Step 5: Valley-fold the bottom-right edge to meet the vertical diagonal crease, to form an origami kite base.

Step 5 Origami Kite Base

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