Imaginative Crafts

Giant Dice Craft
Make your Giant Dice based on this pattern.
Make your Giant Dice based on this pattern.

After you and your kids make the Giant Dice Craft, no more lost dice. These over-sized cubes are fun to use and hard to lose!

How to Make the Giant Dice Craft

What You'll Need:

  • Pencil
  • Poster Board (at least 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)
  • Blunt Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Markers
  • Craft Glue

Step One: Draw the pattern shown on the poster board. (Make a bigger pattern for larger dice or a gift box.) Be sure to follow the dimensions exactly. Each square is 2 inches on each side; the tabs are 1/2 inch wide.

Step Two: Cut along the solid lines and score on the dotted lines. Scoring makes it easier to fold the poster board. To score, use a ruler to guide the point of your scissors as you "draw a line" along the dotted lines.

Step Three: Decorate the 6 squares. Make dots as on regular dice, or draw numbers, letters, fractions, or shapes.

Paint your dice with dots, or other images. You choose!

Step Four: Make the cutout into a box by folding along the scored lines. Place glue on the tabs and tuck them inside the box to hold it together.

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