Create Clay Checkers

Be the king of the board with do-it-yourself game pieces.



Create Clay Checkers

What you need:

  • clay (3 colors)
  • dough roller
  • plastic knife

What to do:

  1. Choose a color for the center of your checkers and roll that clay into a log about an inch thick.
  2. With the roller, flatten a piece of clay of a different color into a thin sheet and wrap it around the log. Repeat with the third color.
  3. Carefully slice the log into checkers ΒΌ inch thick.
  4. Bake the checkers according to the directions on clay packaging.
  5. Ready for more? Make your own checkerboard with colored paper and foam board.
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