Teaching Resource

Attention-Grabbing Phrase Cards

PDF, Word | 7 pages|Grades: F - 6

A set of 18 gorgeous attention-grabbing phrases to use in your classroom.

Use this set of gorgeous attention-grabbing cards when you need to get your students’ attention in class.

The idea of these phrases is that the teacher says the first part of the phrase.

Then, the students must stop what they are doing and repeat the second part of the phrase.

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Zuriette Du Plessis

Thank you very much for these cards. I lost my list with these cuties. These attention grabbers work SO WELL – the kids love it as it is funny. Well done.

Zuriette Du Plessis · Jan 16th, 2018

Holly (Teach Starter)

You’re most welcome Zuriette!

Holly (Teach Starter) · Jan 17th, 2018

Scott (Teach Starter)

Hi Lyn, I’m sorry you are having problems downloading this resource. I have just sent you an email so we can try and work out what is going wrong. Everything seems to be working fine from our end.

Scott (Teach Starter) · Jan 11th, 2018


Is it possible to create an editable version? I’d like to add some sayings.

annam02 · Dec 17th, 2017

Jill (Teach Starter)

Hi Anna, thank you for your comment. Can you please request a change to the resource using the Changes & Updates tab above?

Jill (Teach Starter) · Feb 19th, 2018

Michelle McGregor

Download not working?
Thanks Michelle

Michelle McGregor · Oct 24th, 2017

Holly (Teach Starter)

Hi Michelle,

Everything seems to be working on our end. Can you please take a screenshot of what is happening when you try to download this resources and send it to [email protected]. That way we can try and sort out this problem for you.

Kind regards, Holly

Holly (Teach Starter) · Oct 24th, 2017

Lyn Campbell

Link not working

Lyn Campbell · Oct 18th, 2017

Holly (Teach Starter)

Hi Lyn,
There doesn’t appear to be any issues with this download. I hope you were able to download it properly?

Holly (Teach Starter) · Jan 11th, 2018

Resource Updates

  • Editable text version created and added to the download options (Microsoft Word).

    Addition by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Aug 20th, 2020

  • This resource has been updated in order to feature original content.

    Change by Paul (Teach Starter) Feb 3rd, 2020

  • Two new attention-grabbing phrases added.

    Addition by Holly (Teach Starter) Sep 20th, 2017

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