Cardboard Chess

-Black cardboard


-Glue stick

-Printed chess pieces


-White paper


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Step 1: Measuring and Cutting Black Cardboard

-Measure the cardboard so that it is a 12x12 square

-Cut the cardboard on the lines so it ends up as a 12x12 square

Step 2: Measuring and Cutting White Squares

-Using the piece of white paper, measure and mark out squares that are 1.5 inches by 1.5 inches

-In the end, you will need to cut out 32 of them

Step 3: Placing and Glueing White Tiles

-Using the cut up white squares, place them on the black board so they are 1.5 inches away from one another

-As you make your way down the board, glue the white tiles in a checkerboard pattern creating evenly black and white space.

-Glue all white tiles evenly as you make your way down the board

Step 4: Cutting Game Pieces

-Once you have your finished board, cut out all the black and white game pieces provided to you

Step 5: Completing the Chess Board

- Place all the cut out game pieces on the board as shown in the picture.

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    Penolopy Bulnick

    6 days ago

    I love how easy this is to put together!

    You should consider entering the First Time Author Contest :)