Curious George Tic-Tac-Toe

Materials

  • 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

Tools

  • Clay-dedicated rolling pin or wooden dowel
  • Old or promo credit card
  • Oven
  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Ruler
  • Toothpicks
  • Paintbrush
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • On covered work surface, paint top of box Blue Danube and bottom of box Gecko. Let dry.

STEP 2

  • For game board, use black marker to divide lid of box into nine equal sections.

STEP 3

  • Print and cut out patterns. Transfer jungle onto sides of box.

STEP 4

  • Paint grass Jubilee Green, frawns Lime Green, leaves on top Hunter Green, plant on right corner Lime Sorbet, and vines Spice Tan. Let dry.

STEP 5

  • Use black marker to outline plants and write “Tic Tac Toe” on lid edges.

STEP 6

  • 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.

STEP 7

  • 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.

STEP 8

  • For bananas, roll 1/2” Yellow ball to 1/4” thickness. Cut banana patterns from clay.

STEP 9

  • Use toothpick to add details on George. Apply pink chalk on George’s cheeks and brown and orange chalk on bananas.

STEP 10

  • Follow manufacturer’s instruction to bake pieces on parchment-lined baking sheet in oven. Let cool completely.

Note

  • 1. Adults, help kids when baking clay in oven.
by Pam Sicely

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2674/1c95ec0a-d419-48db-8f4d-59e2e8859c3b.pdf



Curious George Tic-Tac-Toe
Curious George Tic-Tac-Toe