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How to make a chalkboard rock game kit

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A cute DIY game for summertime!

Instead of spending hours indoors playing video games or watching TV, engage your kids in some DIY fun by making a homemade game with just rocks and chalkboard paint!

How to make a chalkboard rock game kit

This summer, spend your evenings playing dominos, hangman or even scrabble with this completely customizable DIY rock chalkboard game set. Bring family game night back this summer without spending a dime!

Supplies:

  • Soft-edged rocks
  • Chalkboard spray paint
  • Chalk

How to make a chalkboard rock game kit

Instructions:

1

Place the rocks on cardboard

Place the rocks on cardboard, paper or wood, about an inch apart from each other.

How to make a chalkboard rock game kit

2

Paint on both sides

Using your chalkboard spray paint, paint the rocks on each side.

How to make a chalkboard rock game kit

How to make a chalkboard rock game kit

Let the first side dry for at least four to eight hours before you paint the second side. Then let the rocks dry 24 hours or until completely set.

3

Add chalk and play!

Add chalk and play your favorite game!

How to make a chalkboard rock game kit

To play dominos, draw numbers on each rock leading up to 12. To play a true game of dominos, you'll need 28 rocks.

How to make a chalkboard rock game kit

To play scrabble, you will need about 100 rocks. Simply write letters on each rock and add small points under each one. You can also leave the points off the rocks (depending on their size) and keep that on a legend on the side.

How to make a chalkboard rock game kit

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