Mandarin Chinese Zoo Animal Vocabulary Printable
Do you remember making these origami fortune tellers as a kid? Now they have been re-imagined with Mandarin Chinese zoo animal vocabulary from Gus on the Go: Mandarin.
Create this fortune teller craft with your kids and practice your zoo animal vocabulary together! Cut out the fortune teller square and follow the origami directions to fold the vocabulary fortune teller. Slide your thumbs and index fingers underneath the flaps and pull them towards the middle to help form the fortune teller. Move your thumbs and index fingers to pinch and push the fortune teller. Now you’re ready!
1. Pick a number from the fortune teller flaps (1-4). Count in Chinese, pushing and pinching the fortune teller in each direction per count.
2. Pick a vocabulary word. Speak the vocabulary, pushing and pinching the fortune teller in each direction per character/word.
3. Pick a final vocabulary word and guess the zoo animal. Were you right? Lift the flap to find out!
* This vocabulary set uses simplified Chinese characters