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How-To: Paper Fortune Teller Printable With Funny Fortunes

Looking to make a paper fortune teller with funny fortunes… something a bit different to the boring written versions?

Well, how about injecting some visual humour…

…yes, it’s time to give your paper fortune teller fortunes the cartoon treatment, and all you need to do is download the free printable

First, let’s play

Paper Fortune Teller showing the colours
Pick a colour
Paper Fortune Teller showing the numbers
Now pick a number (from 1-8)

Find your number below to get your fortune…

Paper Fortune Teller showing funny fortunes 1 and 2

(1) Good news, you get a new outfit. Bad news, it’s trash can body suit!
(2) Your worst nightmare… giant Arachnids, and you’re the fly!

Paper Fortune Teller showing funny fortunes 3 and 4

(3) You go on an unexpected sewer tour, and it’s a one-way trip!
(4) You quickly discover what the big red thing on the back of your chair is!

Paper Fortune Teller showing funny fortunes 5 and 6

(5) An earthquake remodels your house while you sleep… don’t jump out of bed!
(6) You regret accepting tickets for a ‘truly unique flying experience’!

Paper Fortune Teller showing funny fortunes 7 and 8

(7) Your hazmat suit is air tight, nothing gets in or out… oh dear!
(8) You’re going to be a human size shape, but not for much longer!

Step by step guide

If you like my funny fortunes, download the printable by subscribing to my newsletter… you’ll get a colouring-in option, and a full colour option.

If you’d like to draw your own… go straight to STEP 4.

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Printable artwork
Print & Cut
How to make and fold a funny Paper Fortune Teller: Step 1-2

STEP 1: Print the artwork onto A4 or A3 paper, there’s options for both… you can also choose between black and white or colour.

STEP 2: Trim the printout into a square by cutting along the dotted lines using a pair of scissors.

Colour in
How to make and fold a funny Paper Fortune Teller: Step 3

STEP 3: If you’ve chosen the black and white version, time to colour it in using felt pens or crayons.

Get folding
How to make and fold a funny Paper Fortune Teller: Step 4-7

STEP 4: Make creases by folding the square in half (side to side) from both directions (A).

STEP 5: Repeat, but by folding the square corner to corner, in both directions (B).

STEP 6: Fold each corner into the centre, and crease the folds using your finger.

STEP 7: This is important, TURN the paper over.

How to make and fold a funny Paper Fortune Teller: Step 8-10

STEP 8: Once again, fold the corners into the centre, and crease along the folds.

STEP 9: Turn the paper over one last time.

STEP 10: Tease out the flaps to form the completed Paper Fortune Teller shape.

materials

  • Plain A4 paper
  • Scissors
  • Colouring pens
  • Your fingers!

Creative Takewaway

Even a simple paper folding craft, like this one, can be rewarding to make… especially if it puts a smile on your face!

Yet again, this proves that with a little imgaination, even classic craft projects like the Paper Fortune Teller can be given fun new twists.