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What do you write inside a cootie catcher?

What do you write inside a cootie catcher?

I also included ideas of what you can put inside your cootie catchers to have hours of fun….It’s time to fill in your cootie catcher:

  • On top of the flaps, write a number.
  • Then, open each flap and write a fortune or prediction.
  • Finally, on the outside flaps, write the name of a color.

How do you make a giant cootie catcher?

How to Make a Giant Cootie Catcher

  1. Get some poster board.
  2. Fold the poster board to make a perfect square.
  3. Fold it diagonally (both ways) then fold in half (again both ways).
  4. Fold every corner into the middle.
  5. Flip it over and fold every corner into the middle on this side as well.

What are some good fortunes?

This list is updated each time I have Chinese food.

  • A beautiful, smart, and loving person will be coming into your life.
  • A dubious friend may be an enemy in camouflage.
  • A faithful friend is a strong defense.
  • A feather in the hand is better than a bird in the air. (
  • A fresh start will put you on your way.

What should I put in my fortune teller?

Some examples of fortunes include:

  1. You will get an “A” on a test.
  2. You will be rich.
  3. Good fortune will be yours.
  4. You will have many friends.
  5. Do a good deed today.
  6. Someone will call you today.
  7. You will go to a party soon.
  8. Be careful on Tuesday.

What’s a coochie catcher?

A fortune teller (also called a cootie catcher, chatterbox, salt cellar, whirlybird, or paku-paku) is a form of origami used in children’s games.

How did cooties start?

The word first appeared during World War I as soldiers’ slang for the painful body lice that infested the trenches. It went mainstream in 1919 when a Chicago company incorporated the pest into the Cootie Game, in which a player maneuvered colored “cootie” capsules across a painted battlefield into a cage.

How do you cut a cootie catcher?

Follow these step by step instructions to create your very own Cootie Catcher.

  1. Fold the bottom of the paper to the side of the page to make a triangle.
  2. Use scissors to cut off the flap at the top.
  3. Open the triangle and you will have a square.
  4. Fold one corner of the paper diagonally to the other corner.
  5. Open your paper.

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