Travelling Tin of a Game

by Joanne Tan

#Scienceofplay30

Recycle moon cake boxes for endless hours of fun.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Suitable For: 4 - 5 years old

Estimated Time: 15 - 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Travelling Tin of a Game

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Hand eye coordination, fine motor writing

  • Intellectual - Forward planning, value recycling

  • Emotional - Engagement, confidence, builds self esteem

  • Social - Cooperating and collaborating with an adult

Materials

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Step 1

Find a metal tin and trace the shape. Cut out the shape of the base.

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Step 3

On another piece of drawing block, give your child a ruler and marker. Draw a simple grid for tic-tac-toe. Assist when needed.

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Step 5

Child may use the double-sided tape to stick the 2 coloured paper onto the tin.

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  • A metal tin

  • Cookie tins

  • Ruler

  • Pencil

  • Marker

  • Double sided tape

  • Coloured paper

  • Scissors

  • Magnets

  • Stickers

Step 2

Paint cardboard / Decorate it anyway you seem fit for your child. Let him/her decide.

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Step 4

Child may design their own counters and stick on the magnet.

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Step 6

Now enjoy the game on the road!

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