The Thunkies

Thunkies - use them everywhere

The Thunkies are friendly cartoon characters that represent the key faculties of thinking. Drawn from 40 years of research, they introduce children to effective problem-solving through play, story-telling, games, and a whole host of other activities

A hammer is for banging in anything that needs to be secured. A sharp knife is for cutting whatever needs to be severed or cut out. Like the physical tools we use, each Thunkie is a tool for your mind, a specific mental action that will achieve a definite result.

The Green Thunkies

Image of Green Thunkies showing the team leader in the centre and the eight companion team members
So, if you are trying to come up with lots of new ideas, then you need the Green Thunkies.

The Red Thunkies

Image of Red Thunkies showing the team leader in the centre and the six companion team members
Or if you want to ensure the information you are using is accurate and true, that’s what Red Thunkies help you with.

The Blue Thunkies

Image of Blue Thunkies showing the team leader in the centre and the seven companion team members
And the Blue Thunkies? Use them when you are trying to choose what’s the right thing to do.

The Super Thunkies

Image of the three team leader Thunkies, with the Super Thunkie leading them to take action
And now, when you're ready, Thoth pulls the colours all together to take action.

Thunkies - how can we use them

We all use the same mental tools, though we are not always aware of them. What’s special about the Thunkies is that parents and children can play with them. Together you learn how to think better assisted by the weekly Thunkies activities. 

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