Button Tic Tac Toe – DiY Magnet Game


My fridge is always covered. Between magnets, pictures, and notes there is always plenty to help distract my youngest while I make dinner. We have a new addition that I wanted to share with you today, our button tic tac toe magnet game.Grab these easy DiY instructions to create your own Magnetic Button Tic Tac Toe to put on your refrigerator. This board sits flush on the fridge and is the perfect little distraction for your kiddos.

Now my youngest doesn’t really get tic tac toe quite yet… But, her toddler learning sticks are still a favorite and since this was in her space she took some time and played around with the buttons too.
Fine motor practice through play is a win too! Grab these easy DiY instructions to create your own Magnetic Button Tic Tac Toe to put on your refrigerator. This board sits flush on the fridge and is the perfect little distraction for your kiddos.

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Now J, he will challenge first thing in the morning. Which is always fun. Stealing a minute out of the blue for a quick game is really nice.

What you need to make your own Button Tic Tac Toe magnet game:

  • 6 popcycle sticks
  • Buttons. At least 2 different colors.
  • Magnet strips
  • Paint. Optional, but gives it a nice finished look.
  • Hot glue gun and glue.

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How to make your Button Tic Tac Toe magnet game:

Start by making your grid. Use glue to hold your shape together. Grab these easy DiY instructions to create your own Magnetic Button Tic Tac Toe to put on your refrigerator. This board sits flush on the fridge and is the perfect little distraction for your kiddos. Next using the edge of your counter or a table break your last 2 popcycle sticks into pieces.Grab these easy DiY instructions to create your own Magnetic Button Tic Tac Toe to put on your refrigerator. This board sits flush on the fridge and is the perfect little distraction for your kiddos. These pieces will be used to fill in the back side of your grid so it will sit flush on your fridge. Use hot glue to secure in place.Grab these easy DiY instructions to create your own Magnetic Button Tic Tac Toe to put on your refrigerator. This board sits flush on the fridge and is the perfect little distraction for your kiddos. Next glue the magnet strips along the back. Make sure to line up your magnet as close to the outside edges as possible so that it will stay even on the fridge. Grab these easy DiY instructions to create your own Magnetic Button Tic Tac Toe to put on your refrigerator. This board sits flush on the fridge and is the perfect little distraction for your kiddos. There may be areas that your broken popcycle sticks leave space under your magnet. Just fill any open gaps with glue as well.Grab these easy DiY instructions to create your own Magnetic Button Tic Tac Toe to put on your refrigerator. This board sits flush on the fridge and is the perfect little distraction for your kiddos.

Next, make your game pieces. I had these cute little button packs that had a lot of different sized buttons inside. Grab these easy DiY instructions to create your own Magnetic Button Tic Tac Toe to put on your refrigerator. This board sits flush on the fridge and is the perfect little distraction for your kiddos. I chose to make my button magnets 2-toned. Place a dab of hot glue and attach buttons together and then to a piece of magnet. Make sure to press tight when the glue is still wet so that it fills the button holes to create a great bond.Grab these easy DiY instructions to create your own Magnetic Button Tic Tac Toe to put on your refrigerator. This board sits flush on the fridge and is the perfect little distraction for your kiddos.

Add a quick coat of paint to your grid if you like and move to the fridge when dry! Please make sure to keep out of reach of small children that still put things into their mouths! Even when it’s not in use this button tic tac toe game looks really cute when you walk by!Grab these easy DiY instructions to create your own Magnetic Button Tic Tac Toe to put on your refrigerator. This board sits flush on the fridge and is the perfect little distraction for your kiddos.

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