How to Make Educational Games


Create colorful images on your Pictominoes cards.
Create colorful images on your Pictominoes cards.

Pictominoes are colorful dominoes that you and your kids can make together. Custom-make your dominoes with pictures instead of dots.

How to Make Pictominoes

What You'll Need:

  • Index Cards in White or Pastel Shades
  • Ink Pads
  • 6 Small Rubber Stamps

Step One: Count out 28 index cards. On the blank side of each card, draw a line through the middle from one long side to the other.

Step Two: Take one of the ink stamps and make prints on 1 side of 4 of the index cards. Do the same with the rest of the ink stamps.

Step Three: This should leave you with 4 random spaces that are blank. That's OK; these are wild spaces.

Step Four: Play with your "pictominoes" as if they had dots, only match up the pictures instead!

Still feeling artistic? Learn how to make Jazzy Jigsaws, jigsaw puzzles that you create with your own artwork, on the next page.

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