10 Creative Cootie Catchers

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    What's Your Fortune?

    10 cootie catcher projects
    Chrissy Pk

    If you grew up in the 90's, then you'll probably remember making these origami cootie catchers or "fortune tellers" at school! These creative cootie catcher projects are great for kids and grownups alike! 

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    How to Make an Origami Cootie Catcher

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    Chrissy Pk

    Need to refresh your memory on how to make one of these origami fortune tellers? This easy to follow tutorial will have you caught up in no time.

    Origami Cootie Catcher Tutorial from The Spruce

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    Free Shark Cootie Catcher Template

    Shark Cootie Catcher
    Easy Peasy and Fun

    One of the cutest cootie catchers you've probably ever seen, this shark fortune teller printable is free to download and print out at home. These shark cootie catchers work really well as puppets too, and there are other animals to choose from too.

    Shark Cootie Catcher from Easy Peasy and Fun

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    Printable Cootie Catcher Kids' Game

    Printable Cootie Catcher Kids Game
    The Idea Room

    If your kids need some entertainment on a rainy day, this printable cootie catcher game is perfect! Instead of the standard "fortune" inside, there are brain teasers and riddles.

    Printable Cootie Catcher Kids' Game from The Idea Room

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    Kindness Cootie Catchers

    Kindness Cootie Catchers
    Coffee Cups and Crayons

    A nice idea from Coffee Cups and Crayons, write acts of kindness inside your fortune teller! This would be a great group activity for primary school aged kids.

    Kindness Cootie Catchers from Coffee Cups and Crayons

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    Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cootie Catcher Printable

    Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cootie Catcher Printable
    Nourishing My Scholar

    Harry Potter fans will love this "Sorting Hat" themed cootie catcher printable! This fortune teller will decide which Hogwarts house you should belong to!

    Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cootie Catcher Printable from Nourishing My Scholar

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    Boredom Buster Cootie Catcher

    Boredom Buster Cootie Catcher
    The Dating Divas

    This boredom buster cootie catcher is part of a pack of free printable activities for keeping kids busy and stimulated during holidays or at parties. The pack includes activities such as coloring sheets and craft activity sheets.

    Boredom Buster Cootie Catcher from The Dating Divas

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    Customizable Origami Fortune Teller Printable

    Origami Fortune Teller Mini Eco
    Mini Eco

    This customizable cootie catcher template is great if you just want a pretty blank fortune teller to write in your own messages! 

    Customizable Origami Fortune Teller Printable from Mini Eco

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    Fortune Teller Wedding Favors Printable

    fortune teller favours
    BLOVED Blog

    These wedding favor fortune tellers are a great way to break the ice with your guests! You can place these cootie catchers at the table for your guests to play with, so that they can get to know each other better.

    Fortune Teller Wedding Favors Printable from BLOVED Blog

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    Color It Yourself Printable Fortune Teller

    Color it Yourself Printable Fortune Teller
    A Word From Aunt B

    This printable cootie catcher has a lovely pattern that you can color in yourself, either with watercolor paints, pens or pencils. After you're done coloring, you can fold it up. 

    Color It Yourself Printable Fortune Teller from A Word From Aunt B

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    Printable Summer Fruit Fortune Tellers

    Printable Summer Fruit Fortune Tellers
    Pysselbolaget

    This is another fruit-themed printable fortune teller template. This one is also blank, meaning you can come up with your own messages or fortunes for parties or just for fun!

    Printable Summer Fruit Fortune Tellers from Pysselbolaget

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    Fortune Teller Lampshade

    fortune teller lampshade
    Beautifully Contained

    Did you know you can do more than just play a fun game with these origami cootie catchers? Sara from Beautifully Contained has photographed a quick step-by-step on how she created a pretty lampshade using multiple origami fortune tellers. The method is easy and simple–all you need is one of these round paper lampshades to start with and some hot glue!

    Fortune Teller Lampshade from Beautifully Contained