Paint

Tic Tac Snow Game

By  Melony Miller Bradley  for  Midwest Products Co., Inc.

Craft a little winter fun with Midwest Products' wooden shapes, paint, and a foam snowflake stamp.

Materials

  • Midwest Products Co., Inc. Wooden Items: Craft Plywood, 1/4”x12”x12”; Basswood Sheet, 1/4”x3”x24”; Basswood Economy Bag
  • Midwest Products Co., Inc. Cellfoam (88), 1/8”x11-1/2”x11-1/2”
  • Wiggle eyes, 20
  • Button magnets, 19

Tools

  • Midwest Products Co., Inc. Easy Cutter Tool
  • Snowflake foam stamp
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Ultra Blue Deep, Orchid, Jack-O’-Lantern Orange, Snow White, Lamp Black, Winter Blue
  • DecoArt Glamour Dust Glitter
  • Beacon Adhesives Kids Choice! Glue

Basic Supplies

  • hand saw, paintbrushes, fine-tip black marker, craft knife and cutting mat, pencil

Pattern - Tic Tac Snow Game

  • Size
  • 1. Size is 12"x12".
  • Game
  • 1. Use saw to cut ten 1-1/2" squares from basswood sheet. Use Easy Cutter to clip corners of each square.
  • 2. Pull several 1/4" strips from Basswood Economy Bag. Cut six 3" lengths; leave two additional 1/4" strips uncut.
  • 3. Paint five 1-1/2" squares Snow White. Using photo as guide, paint remaining squares Lamp Black on edges and Snow White in centers for penguins. Paint all 1/4" basswood strips Ultra Deep Blue. Paint plywood square Winter Blue. Let all pieces dry completely.
  • 4. Print, cut out, and trace patterns onto Cellfoam as indicated. Cut out pieces with craft knife.
  • 5. Paint noses Jack-O'-Lantern Orange; let dry. Paint snowflakes Orchid; sprinkle paint with glitter while wet. Let dry.
  • 6. Stamp Snow White snowflakes randomly over plywood square; let dry.
  • 7. Adhere wiggle eyes and noses to game pieces, and use marker to outline pieces as shown.
  • 8. Adhere 1/4" basswood strips to board in grid pattern. Adhere snowflakes to board between strips. Adhere magnets to snowflakes and to back of each game piece. Let dry completely.
  • Tip
  • 1. Paint the game pieces to look like zoo animals, dinosaurs, or anything else your kids love!