Here is the folding template that I am using.
Photo credit: kinderart.com
And you do need to begin with a square piece of paper. I simply cut two and a half inches off of a regular sheet of copy paper. We will always use the scrap around here.
Next I just looked up templates on yahoo images and found the rest. This is so much fun!!
I honestly don't know what I would do without nap time! It is normally when I get the most done!