Bug Tic Tac Toe Game

A traditional game with a very modern spin, you will be bugging friends and family to play!

Skill Level


Time to Make

1 hour

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Measure and carefully cut four, 10cm lengths of string, as shown.
  2. Glue the string onto the bark square, using the PVA glue, to form a 3x3 grid.
  3. For the Bees apply an undercoat of 3 white stripes onto each of four stones.
  4. And for the Ladybirds, paint an undercoat set of white wings onto the other four stones. Leave to dry.
  5. Once the undercoat is dry, paint over the white stripes with yellow acrylic paint, as shown. Leave to dry.
  6. Then paint over the white ladybird's wings using red acrylic paint and leave to dry.
  7. Finally, using a black marker pen outline the Bees stripes as shown, and for the Ladybirds outline the wings and add black spots.
  8. Once completely dry, you're ready to play.

Top Tip

To avoid layers of paint, always use a white undercoat on the stones.

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