Whether you call them cootie catchers, chatterboxes, or fortune tellers, these folded papers are a favorite with kids—and a great way to practice reading and spelling words.
There are six individual packs in this phonics cootie catchers bundle that includes over 100 different cootie catchers.
***You save 30% when you buy this bundle***
Whether it’s digraphs or CVC words or multiple spellings of particular sounds, cootie catchers are a great way to practice and keep kids excited. One teacher wrote, “LOVE LOVE LOVE these! What kids don’t love a cootie! My kids are wanting to play with their words all the time!”
Cootie catchers give students practice in a variety of skills including blending and segmenting.
There are many ways you can use cootie catchers, including
• Independent practice in class.
• Small group work.
• Part of a literacy station.
• Review and remediation.
• Home practice and consolidation.
The six individual packs in this bundle highlight the following sounds and spellings.
Pack 1 - CVC Words
This pack includes 15 different cootie catchers split into five sets of words, where each set introduces new sounds/letters.
Set 1: a, i, m, n, o, p, s, t
Set 2: b, c, g, h
Set 3: d, e, f, v
Set 4: k, l, r, u
Set 5: j, w, x, y, z
Pack 2 - VCC, CVCC, CCVC Words
This pack includes 16 different cootie catchers split into two sets of words.
Set 1: VCC and CVCC words
Set 2: VCC and CCVC words
Pack 3 - CVCCC, CCVCC, CCCVC, CCVCCC, CCCVCC Words
This pack includes 18 different cootie catchers split into four sets of words.
Set 1: CCVCC words
Set 2: CVCCC and CCCVC words
Set 3: CCVCC and CCVCCC words
Set 4: CCVCC, CVCCC, CCCVC and CCCVCC words
Pack 4 - Digraphs
This pack includes 14 different cootie catchers split into eight sets of words, where each one focuses on one digraph.
Set 1: sh
Set 2: ch
Set 3: ck
Set 4: th
Set 5: ng
Set 6: qu
Set 7: wh
Set 8: le
Pack 5 - Set A
This pack includes 26 different cootie catchers in color and black and white for eight different sets of words/sounds. Each set contains words that have the sound focus.
Set 1: Sound /ae/, Spellings: ay, ea, a-e, ai, a, eigh, ei
Set 2: Sound /ee/, Spellings: e, ea, y, ee, ey, ie
Set 3: Sound /oe/, Spellings: o, oa, ow, o-e, oe
Set 4: Sound /er/, Spellings: er, ir, or, ur, ear
Set 5: Sound /e/, Spellings: e, ea
Set 6: Sound /ow/, Spellings: ou, ow
Set 7: Sound /oo/, Spellings: oo, ew, ue, u-e, ui
Set 8: Sound /ie/, Spellings: i, ie, y, i-e, igh
Pack 6 - Set B
This pack includes 29 different cootie catchers in color for seven different sets of words/sounds. Each set contains words that have the sound focus.
Set 1: Sound b/oo/k, Spellings: oo, u, oul
Set 2: Sound /u/, Spellings: u, o, ou, oo
Set 3: Sound /s/, Spellings: s, ss, st, c, ce, se, sc
Set 4: Sound /l/, Spellings: l, ll, al, el, il, le, ol
Set 5: Sound /or/, Spellings: or, aw, a, ar, au, al
Set 6: Sound /air/, Spellings: air, are, ear, ere, eir, ayer, ayor
Set 7: Sound /ue/, Spellings: ue, ew, u, u-e
Each set of cootie catchers also includes a word overview sheet. This sheet provides all of the words used in each cootie catcher.
The individual packs include instructions for how to assemble the cootie catchers as well as how you can use them in your class with your students.
Download the preview to view a sample of the cootie catchers.
Other Phonics Packs Available:
⭐ Fun Phonics Homework To Last The Whole Year
⭐ Long Vowels
⭐ The Complete Phonics Bundle Including Phonics Worksheets, Games and Activities
⭐ The Ultimate Digraph Activities Bundle sh, ch, th, ck, wh, ng, qu, ai, ay, a-e
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