On the face of the hexagon you can find three splits.
Pinch two triangles together so one of the splits makes a ‘mountain’ fold. As opposed to a ‘valley’ fold, a ‘mountain’ fold rises up.
Opposite the mountain fold you have pinched up, push in to make a valley fold.
Now there is a three pointed figure.
Open it up from the top point.
Watch this cool video about hexaflexagons –enjoy!
Origami is so much easier to learn now that we have youtube videos to show how to do it! I remember it being quite difficult to follow written instructions before this wonderful tool was available. I really want to learn to make this: