Turn over the fortune teller one more time and either colour the 4 squares different colours or write the colour names (in their colour) e.g. Insert one thumb and finger behind two of the square flaps and gently push the fortune teller out, insert the other thumb and finger behind the other two squares until your points meet in the middle and it opens and closes a bit like a frog’s mouth.
Count out the letters of their chosen colour as you open and close the fortune teller alternative ways.10. Count out as you open and close the fortune teller alternately again.11. You might also enjoy 15 Fun Card Games to Play with Kids and 20 Great Childhood Games Over to you now.
Folding a chatterbox always begins with a square piece of paper.
So, the first step will be to print it out and then cut out the template.
Fold the fortune teller in half along the vertical line, as shown. Fold the fortune teller in half along the horizontal line, as shown. The four corners should naturally start to pop out – this is where you put your thumbs and index fingers.
TEMPLATES – – – – – – – Origami fortune teller (aka chatterbox! Cut along where you folded to make a triangle that folds back out into a square.3. If you don’t have square paper, then fold the bottom left hand corner up to the right hand side and crease along the fold.2. I’ve left the message area blank – it’s more fun to write your own I think! Fold the first corners into the centre (be as accurate as you can). If you are not sure how to use a paper fortune teller then check out this video by Liam. I’ve been making them with my little ones lately and they like them as much as I do. I’ve designed this fruity version if you want to have a go! No matter what you call yours, there are plenty of fun ways to use them.Our printable template makes it easy to fold and includes a page on how to make a paper fortune teller step by step.In no time, kids will be making friends and finding out what they have in common with their classmates. I used to spend loads of time as a kid making paper fortune tellers.