Welcome to the ThingamAcademy!

The ThingamAcademy is our series of tutorial videos showing kids and families how to make different shapes out of their origami-inspired blanket, the "thingamatink."  Follow the instructions, or create your very own design. What can you make with a thingamatink?


 

Boat & Tent

Hide inside your secret fort, or sail away on an adventure!

You will need:

- 1 Thingamatink

 

Fish

Swish, swish, swish! Let's make a fish!

You will need:

- 1 Thingamatink

 

Bunny

Hip, hop to it! Let's make a thingama-bunny.

You will need: 

- 1 Thingamatink

 

Crab

Feeling crabby? Don't worry, making this fun shape will soon cheer you up!

You will need:

- 1 Thingamatink

- The help of a friend!

 

Jellyfish

We think you're ready for this jelly. 

You will need:

- 1 Thingamatink

 

Heart

We ♡ you and we hope you ♡ making this shape!

You will need: 

- 1 Thingamatink

 
 

Snake

Wiggle, hiss, slither! 

You will need:

- 2 Thingamatinks

- A friend!