It is a great game to encourage step-by-step logical thinking in your child. And, if you make it using milk carton lids, the kid gets to practice some fine-motor skills.
Interesting facts about Noughts and Crosses:
- The game of Noughts and Crosses was actually played by the Ancient Egyptians in around 1300 BC? (What younger children understand are the words Egyptians and long long time ago.)
- For kids who play computer games, it might be interesting to learn that Noughts and Crosses was the first computer game ever to be played.
Trace the circles on a piece of paper...
...write “X”s and “O”s...cut them out
...and glue them on the lids. Step 3
Glue 9 bases on the piece of cardboard or construction paper in a 3x3 grid.
Play away :)
Each player gets five lids,and starts screwing them on the basis.Take turns. The winner is the person who manages to fill three squares in a row, either across, down or diagonally.