Dr. Seuss Cootie Catcher

Dr Seuss Cootie Catcher
Dr Seuss Cootie Catcher

Keeping kids busy and entertained is always the name of game, and now it's totally free of charge. This Dr. Seuss Cootie Catcher is a free printable you and your kids will surely love. Follow along with these quick and simple instructions to learn how to make a cootie catcher and, in no time, you'll have a fun toy everyone in your family can enjoy. This origami tutorial couldn't be easier, and it's a great first origami project for kids to try. This project is free to print, so grab as many as you'd like.

Did You Know?
Almost everyone has at least heard of Dr. Seuss, but do you know his real name or why he used a pen name in the first place? The man we know as Dr. Seuss was born on March 2nd, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts as Theodor Seuss Geisel. At age 18, he began attending Dartmouth College, and became the Editor-In-Chief for the college's humor magazine. After he and a friend were caught drinking in a dorm room (this was during Prohibition when it was illegal to consume alcohol), he was "removed" from the magazine's staff. He still wrote for the publication under the pseudonym "Seuss." After finishing his degree at Dartmouth, he attended the University of Oxford in pursuit of a Ph.D in English Literature. He never did complete his doctorate degree; instead, he dropped out and began working as an author and illustrator. He wrote and illustrated 44 children's books during his career. 


Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueOrigami

Project or Page Size8.5 inches x 11 inches

Type of Paper UsedCardstock


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I am a big Seuss fan (who isn't?!) so this is a must-print.


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