Conversation Starter Cootie Catchers are a fun way to practice starting a conversation by asking questions. Cootie catchers can be used with partners, small groups, or the teacher.
*UPDATED to include 7 additional cootie catchers*
A cootie catcher is just what it sounds like: the foldable manipulative that students make and use as a “fortune teller.” In this activity it is used to generate different questions that the student will ask to start a conversation.
-Showing interest in another person by asking questions
-Staying on topic
-Following the back and forth of a conversation
-Following directions and taking turns
-Appropriate eye contact, voice inflection, facial expressions, etc.
This download includes 12 printable cootie catchers and instructions. Each cootie catcher has a different theme with 8 different questions.
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