Have you played with these when you were a kid? We did – a lot! But this shark cootie catcher is just a bit more awesome than your regular fortune teller!
Folding paper is an art and origami for kids projects are perfect for beginners!
I was planning to show you guys a tutorial on how to make these cootie catchers or origami fortune tellers as they are also called but then I stumbled upon this awesome lion cootie catcher and got inspired to create this shark version!
How to Make a Shark Cootie Catcher
Start by printing this free template and cutting all the parts out.
Get the template here —> Shark Cootie Catcher
Now follow these visual instructions;
When you’ve folded your fiercely adorable shark all there’s left to do is to add the fins. You can also glue together the head and body so that only the shark’s mouth opens.
More Awesome Shark Crafts and Activities to Celebrate Shark Week
Ready for shark week? I’ve teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers and these are their shark inspired creations – be sure to check them all out!
Start with this feed the shark fine motor game – oh how fun! School Time Snippets
Love paper plate crafts (we do!) – make this rockin’ paper plate shark! Artsy Momma
You’ll love this free shark themed printable. The Natural Homeschool
Or this I spy shark printable. Simple Fun for Kids
Also check this Sh Sound Digraph Game. Sight and Sound Reading
Last but not least grab these under the sea coloring pages. Living Life and Learning