Festive tic tac toe

July 6, 2017

Super-cute Noughts & Crosses (aka Tic Tac Toe) board & counters with a festive theme – great for presents or parties!

Author: Muddy Faces

Age Range: all ages

Duration: 3-4 hours

Location: anywhere

Time Of Day: any time

Season: winter

Tags: bird, Christmas, game, painting, robin, snow, snowflake, snowman, tree, wooden disc

Category: art & creating


Decide which festive counters you are going to use
Sand down any rough edges on the counters or your board.

Step 1

Create your festive counters. You’ll need two sets, with five of each counter. Choose from:

Step 2

Use a thick marker or paint to draw out your board onto a large piece of wood, or onto card.

You need 4 lines – 2 horizontal and 2 vertical – to make your 3 x 3 grid.

Step 3

It will take 1-2 hours to paint your counters and make your board – next time you can play the game!

Instructions for playing noughts & crosses (also known as Tic Tac Toe)

Take turns placing your counters on the board – try to be the first person to get a straight line of three.