No. 76: Picking Your Nose: What Kind of Booger?

Posted by on Apr 30, 2011 in Kids | 0 comments

Today’s paper fortune teller was created at the urging of my brother-in-law and my 9-year-old nephew. Both of them very much wanted a cootie catcher all about BOOGERS.

Ewww. So, here goes. If you were to pick your nose right now–maybe even knuckle deep–what would you pull back out? Thanks to this mystical paper fortune teller you don’t even have to get your hands dirty to find out. Just fold this up and make a quick consultation. Or delight the boys (young and old) in your life.

Is there a cootie catcher theme you’d like to see? Please leave your ideas in the comments. I’ll try to work some of them into the blog.

Download this PDF, print, fold and find out what’s lurking inside your nostrils.

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No. 64: Summer Vacation Boredom Buster

Posted by on Apr 18, 2011 in Kids | 2 comments

I have this clear memory of the countdown to summer vacation in grade school.

It was this big prize after months of multiplication tables and spelling tests. Plus, the last day of school we always had fun day. Basically, an all-day recess with water balloon fights and other organized games.

But, every summer, three days into vacation, I’d be bored. So BORED. I’m not sure how my mom dealt with it. So I created this cootie catcher for the grade school set. To help keep everyone sane and engaged once school lets out.

Download this PDF, print, fold and find a kid-friendly, boredom-busting activity.

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No. 63: Summer Vacation Boredom Buster

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No. 48: The Ultimate Gross Out Cootie Catcher for Boys

Posted by on Apr 2, 2011 in Kids | 0 comments

There’s something about being a little kid that makes you fascinated by gross stuff. I still don’t eat pudding, because all the boys in my grade school spit it out during lunch. Then ate it again. Ewww.

Still, it’s a sort-a fond memory. So I decided to make this ultimate gross-out cootie catcher for all the boys of the world. It’s guaranteed to make young men cringe … and hopefully, laugh a little, too.

Download this PDF, print, fold and get grossed out.


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No. 41: A Cootie Catcher for Girl Scout Troops

Posted by on Mar 26, 2011 in Kids | 6 comments

A few weeks ago, I wrote a paper fortune teller called “Girl Scout Cookies and You” — a snarky take on why I can’t stop eating them. But a lot of people found it while searching for an activity to do with their Girl Scout troops. And I really like that idea.

I have some fond memories of Girl Scout camp myself (horses!, archery!), and I love the idea of  troops making their own fortune tellers. But to help get you started, I created a Girl Scout friendly cootie catcher you can print out.

(Of course, this cootie catcher isn’t officially connected to the Girl Scouts, but we still think it’s plenty of fun.)

Download this PDF, print, fold and watch some Girl Scouts find their fortunes.

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No. 41: A Cootie Catcher for Girl Scout Troops

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No. 36: The Little Girl Slumber Party Cootie Catcher

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in Kids | 0 comments

I’m not going to tell you how long ago this was, but the last time I had a birthday party slumber party, I got in trouble for repeatedly spitting out red Kool-Aid when my friends made me laugh. Does anyone still drink Kool-Aid? Also, I had a bitchin’ Holly Hobbie sleeping bag.

Slumber parties don’t need much help to be fun, but a few games never hurt. So if you’re worried about keeping some little girls occupied, we’ve got you covered with this kid-friendly cootie catcher with fortunes just for little girl slumber parties.

Download this PDF, print, fold and make some little girls happy.


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