Rock Art Tic Tac Toe

Who will get 3 in a row? Create a DIY tic tac toe game with painted rock animal game pieces (like turtles & hedgehogs!) for summer fun.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brushes
  • Crayola Take Note Permanent Markers
  • Wood Plaque
  • Rocks
  • Disposable Plate

CIY Staff Tips:

  • If needed, add a second coat of paint to rocks for more coverage.
  • Don’t let the fun stop there! Create more types of animals so each family member has his or her own set of DIY game pieces.

Steps:

1
Step 1

Paint tic tac toe board on wood plaque. Dry 1–2 hours.

2
Step 2

Pour paint colours onto disposable plate.

3
Step 3

Paint 1 rock to look like the animal of your choice to represent X’s. Dry 1–2 hours.

4
Step 4

Paint 1 rock to look like the animal of your choice to represent O’s. Dry 1–2 hours.

5
Step 5

Add details to animals with markers.

6
Step 6

Repeat steps 3–5 until you have 5 of each rock animal.

7
Step 7

Using the rocks as DIY game pieces, play a game of tic tac toe!

  • Occasion:

    • Summer,

    • Games & Activities

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+


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