Easter Tic Tac Toe Fun! {Kids Activity}

by Lisa Renata on March 30, 2012 · 2 comments

in Kids Activities & Crafts

Easter Tic Tac Toe Fun Kids Activity

Editor’s Note: We’re excited to bring you fun and simple kid activities and crafts you can make at home by the lovely Lisa Renata, a new contributor to ModernMami.com!

Looking for an easy, fun Easter project to make with your little ones this spring break? How about making a fun and simple tic-tac-toe game, where the fun part is eating goodies if you win!

DIY Easter Tic Tac Toe Game for Kids

What you need:

  • Sharp blade or scissors
  • Piece of cardboard (cut 5″ x 5″)
  • Card stock or construction paper in a solid color
  • Coordinating scrapbook paper
  • Sharpie marker
  • All purpose glue
  • Easter candy
  • Small candy bags or snack bags

You can easily find most of these items at your local Walmart store.


DIY Easter Tic Tac Toe Game for Kids

Begin by cutting your colorful scrapbook paper the same size as the 5″ x 5″ cardboard.  (For the cardboard I used an old cardboard box I had stashed in our craft/up-cycle bin.)  Then cut a smaller square ( 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″) using the solid card stock or construction paper.

DIY Easter Tic Tac Toe Game for Kids

Glue the larger scrapbook paper square onto the cardboard.  Make sure to press firmly and evenly to get rid of any  air bubbles.

DIY Easter Tic Tac Toe Game for Kids

While the glue dries…
How To Make Easter Tic Tac Toe Game Board for Kids

With a Sharpie draw your game squares onto the smaller 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ square. Each line should be about 1 1/2″ wide.  Let it dry and then glue the smaller square in the center of  the decorated larger cardboard square.

How To Make Easter Tic Tac Toe Game Board for Kids

While they are drying…

How To Make Easter Tic Tac Toe Game Board for Kids

These will be the game pieces.  I picked up some Easter shaped candy in the holiday candy aisle. The small baggies you can find in the cake/candy making section.

Time to play!

Fun Easter Tic Tac Toe Game for Kids

Or you can make a bunch of tic tac toe boards, place them in clear plastic bags, tie them with a pretty ribbon and give them as gifts this Easter.  That’s exactly what I’m doing.

Easter Basket Gift Idea

They are perfect for little ones to play with.  Once all the candy is gone, you can make some tokens out of construction paper. Then keep it in the car for the perfect game to entertain your kids while traveling.

Have fun creating!

Lisa Renata, SaboraCajeta.com Lisa Renata is a proud multicultural Latina of Mexican, German and Japanese descent. She and her husband of German, Scott-Irish descent are raising their two lovely kids bilingual and in a home full of diverse traditions. She holds a degree in cultural Anthropology and is a certified Interpreter. She is also the creator of SaboraCajeta.com, where she shares her craft ideas, and her passion for sewing and photography.

Disclosure: ModernMami.com is a member of the Walmart Moms program, resulting in compensation for this post.

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1 Lisa Toney of Carolina Cotton Company March 14, 2013 at 9:52 am

Hi! Loved your Easter Idea! You are linked on our newsletter!
Thank you so much for sharing your creativity!
The above link IS the newsletter!
Our site is htt://www.carolinacottoncompany.com
Thank you again!
Lisa Ann Toney
of CCC


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