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Are you ready for some DIY Tic Tac Toe Fun? I always loved Tic Tac Toe as a kid, but it could use up a lot of paper if you played it all the time. What I love about this DIY game is that you can play it over and over again. And, it’s super cute. 

DIY Tic Tac Toe

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What You Need

  • Burlap Drawstring Bag
  • Americana Paints by DecoArt – Lavender, Sour Apple and Laguna
  • Americana Dura Clear Matte Varnish by DecoArt
  • River Rocks – 12 small and flat
  • Painters Tape
  • Paint Brush #4 Flat
  • Palette (simple as a paper plate)
  • Paper Towels
  • Scrap of Cardboard
  • Ruler
  • Pencil

DIY Tic Tac Toe Rock Stones

Insert scrap cardboard into burlap bag, so the paint does not seep through. 

Measure and lightly sketch tic tac toe grid on to burlap bag. 

Apply painters tape to create two vertical lines approximately 1/4″ wide each. 

Apply Lavender paint, remove the tape, and let dry.   

Repeat with horizontal lines, let dry.

Using a #4 flat paintbrush, paint X’s on six rocks with Laguna paint, let dry and then apply a second coat, if necessary. 

Paint O’s on six rocks with Sour Apple paint, using a #4 flat paintbrush.  Let dry and then apply a second coat, if necessary.

Once the paint is dry, apply two coats of Dura Clear Matte Varnish, letting rocks dry completely between coats.

Have the kids collect rocks from their travels to make this game an extra special keepsake. 

DIY Tic Tac Toe

This DIY Travel Tic Tac Toe Game is so quick and easy that you can let the kids help paint, create and even personalize it!

Please pin this fantastic painted rocks craft idea so you can find it later!

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DIY Tic Tac Toe