Have fun and put anything that you want on a printable transparency: friends, neighbors, family, your morning egg, whatever. Print, cut a square, and fold. When transparency magic has caught your fancy try making other things out of printable transparencies, be it origami or other nifty things. For a few other patterns you can go to www.cedison.wordpress.com and find origami diagrams. The octagonal container from a circle would be a good one for transparencies.
Things you will need-printable transparencies, computer with printer, scissors, straight edge. Protractor if you can't guesstimate 90 degrees.
Make sure you read the notes as there is some key information for a pleasant plastic experience.
Step 1: Making the transparency
Find an image you like and print into onto a printable transparency.