Pokemon seems to draw so much attention... How to build on it? I got my kids to draw their own. After several versions (trial and horrors: alignment was tricky!) I nailed down this template. Print several copies and let THEM do the cutting! (Regular scissors. I made them try zig-zag scissors... don't try it: doesn't work!)
Get your kids making up their own! Make up their own names, values, designs and characters. Here is the template.
Step 1: Print, Cut, Paint...
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