Curious George Tic-Tac-Toe
- Papier-mache box, 7”x3”
- Polyform Sculpey III Polymer Clay:
Chocolate, White, Beige, Yellow
- Chalk: pink, brown, orange
- Black seed beads, 10
- Delta Ceramcoat Acrylic Paints:
Blue Danube, Gecko, Hunter Green, Jubilee Green, Lime Green, Lime Sorbet, Spice Tan
- Parchment-lined baking sheet
- Clay-dedicated rolling pin or
- Old or promo credit card
- Black marker
- Newspaper (to cover work surface)
- On covered work surface, paint top of box Blue Danube and bottom of box Gecko. Let dry.
- For game board, use black marker to divide lid of box into nine equal sections.
- Print and cut out patterns. Transfer jungle onto sides of box.
- Paint grass Jubilee Green, frawns Lime Green, leaves on top Hunter Green, plant on right corner Lime Sorbet, and vines Spice Tan. Let dry.
- Use black marker to outline plants and write “Tic Tac Toe” on lid edges.
- On clean work surface, remove clay from packages. To condition, roll clay separately in hands until soft, bending and rolling until pliable. If clay cracks, keep conditioning.
- For George, roll 1/2” Chocolate ball and 1/2” White ball. Blend balls together (for head). Roll 1/2” Beige ball (faces) and 10 1/2” Chocolate balls (ears). Roll balls to 1/4” thickness. Cut George patterns from clay. Press faces and ears on heads.
- For bananas, roll 1/2” Yellow ball to 1/4” thickness. Cut banana patterns from clay.
- Use toothpick to add details on George. Apply pink chalk on George’s cheeks and brown and orange chalk on bananas.
- Follow manufacturer’s instruction to bake pieces on parchment-lined baking sheet in oven. Let cool completely.
- 1. Adults, help kids when baking clay