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Ocean Origami - Blue Whale 🐳

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As the largest whale species in the world, it’s not often you get the chance to have a Blue Whale in your living room – let alone in your pocket!

Join the Living Seas Team for Ocean Origami, and learn how to make your very own Blue Whale. The best part? This one is pocket sized!

Origami is, by definition, nice and simple. You probably already have everything you need lying around the house!

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What will I need?

To make your Origami Blue Whale, you will need:

  • 1 x piece of card or paper.
  • 1 x pen or pencil.

How do I make my Origami Whale?

You can learn how to make an Origami Blue Whale, using our Step-by-Step visual Guide or our How to Video Guide:

Step-by-Step Guide

You can flick through our step-by-step visual guide, which also comes with captions to help you along the way!

Please note: if you are using coloured paper/card, you will want to begin with the coloured side facing downwards.

How to Video Guide

You can join our #LivingSeas Engagement Officer, Beth, in making your Origami Blue Whale, by watching the video below:

We would recommend pausing the video, and re-watching sections where necessary!

Remember, every whale in the ocean is unique – and so is yours! 💙

Fun Fact

You have eight seconds: Can you guess how large (in metres) the largest ever recorded Blue Whale was, before the timer runs out?! 

How long (metres) was the largest Blue Whale ever recorded?!

Additional Resources

Want to take Ocean Origami out with you? Why not download our free step-by-step PDF!