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Create Your Own Cootie Catcher

Remember Cootie Catchers? Or did you call them Fortune Tellers? When I was in 5th grade, these carefully folded papers were all the rage with me and my friends. Since I became a teacher, I have used Cootie Catchers in all subject areas. Want to create your own Cootie Catchers? Read on, and you can also pick up a freebie!
Create your own Cootie Catchers, for all subject areas!

In my classrooms, I adapt Cootie Catchers to different subject areas. From reviewing Science concepts to reviewing math facts, this is a quick and easy tactile tool with very little prep involved. We use them to review prefixes and suffixes, and to discuss fiction and non-fiction texts with parents. I created a set of 35 themed blank templates so I always have a quick and easy activity when needed. Click on the picture below to view these in my Teachers Pay Teachers store:

Want to try it out? Here's a FREE set of 4 themed Cootie Catchers for personal and/or classroom use, waiting for you to add the content your students need. For an added challenge, have students come up with the content to include. For example: Create a Cootie Catcher that asks about the character actions in The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics). {Amazon affiliate link, in case you need an engaging read for your kiddos! Thanks!} 

Create Your Own Cootie Catcher Freebie
Don't remember how to Cootie Catchers? If not, here's the video from YouTube from the QR Code included.

Do you want to create your own Cootie Catchers for Commercial use? Click the picture below to download a free .png file you can insert into your creations for commercial use. Attribution is appreciated but not required, if you use my template in your creations. Feel free to send me a picture of how you use them, too!
Click to download my Cootie Catcher template, commercial use ok!
Happy new week, friends. Let's go be amazing together.


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