New Year Fortune Cookie Messages

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New Year Fortune Cookie Messages by Amanda Formaro for Spoonful
Total Time 30 minutes or less Ages school-age

Make these simple paper fortune cookies to fill with well wishes, resolutions, inspiring notes or whatever else you'd like to share. Great for swapping with friends or giving to family members. They also make a great party favor for New Year's Eve!

Download New Year Fortune Cookie Messages Template

What you'll need

  • Scrapbook paper
  • Glue dots
  • White paper
  • Scissors
Helpful Tip:

Stick with the 3 1/2" size, going larger doesn't work well as when you bend into a cookie shape the paper will tear.

How to make it

  1. New Year Fortune Cookie Messages by Amanda Formaro for Spoonful

    Cut scrapbook paper into circles that measure 3 1/2" in diameter. 

  2. New Year Fortune Cookie Messages by Amanda Formaro for Spoonful

    Turn the circles over and place a glue dot at the top edge or each one.

  3. New Year Fortune Cookie Messages by Amanda Formaro for Spoonful

    Fold the circle in half, securing with the glue dot. Do not crease the fold.

  4. New Year Fortune Cookie Messages by Amanda Formaro for Spoonful

    Print off the messages I've provided on the template, or open up a Word document and create your own sayings! If you prefer, you can hand write your messages. Try using a gold marker for a festive look! Cut messages into thin strips.

  5. New Year Fortune Cookie Messages by Amanda Formaro for Spoonful

    Insert message into the half circle. 

  6. New Year Fortune Cookie Messages by Amanda Formaro for Spoonful

    Using your forefinger in one end of the half-circle, and your thumb in the other, bend the half circle into a fortune cookie. Secure the ends together with another glue dot. 

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