Introduction: American Flag Tic Tac Toe

Keep your Fourth of July party guests entertained with this easy to make American flag tic tac toe board!

Step 1: Gather Your Materials

  • 10 pebbles
  • Blue permanent marker
  • Red permanent marker
  • Box (doubles as tic tac toe board and container for rocks)
  • Pencil
  • All of your American pride

Step 2: Draw Stars on Five Pebbles

Using your pencil, lightly draw stars on five of the pebbles.

Step 3: Draw Stripes on the Remaining Pebbles

Take the remaining pebbles and lightly draw stripes on them.

Step 4: Color Around the Stars With the Blue Marker

Using the blue permanent marker, color around the stars on the pebbles.

Step 5: Fill in the Stripes With the Red Marker.

Alternate filling in the striped pebbles with the red permanent marker.

Step 6: Draw Nine Stars on the Top of the Box

Place nine pebbles on the box and lightly draw stars around each stone to create the tic tac toe grid.

Step 7: Outline the Stars With Red

Using the red permanent marker, outline the nine stars.

Step 8: Outline the Stars Again With Blue

To make red, white, and blue stars use the blue marker and draw within the nine red stars.

Step 9: Find a Friend to Play Tic Tac Toe With!