Updated: Aug 1, 2020
Arty the Penguin shows how to make a family board game using basic supplies and our free printables. A fun craft for the whole family to enjoy for many years! This game is great to play during dinner.
Family Board Game Craft
Time: 2 hours
Ages: 7 yrs. and Up
11x14 Flat Canvas Board
Sharpie or Oil based Paint Pen
Large White Sticker (Name Badge Label)
One Die (Dice Cube)
Hot Glue Gun
Matte Acrylic Paint
Glossy Black Acrylic Paint
Water & Rag (for rinsing paintbrushes)
Free Printable Question Cards (Download PDF below)
Free Game Board Diagram printable. Click Here.
Measure 2 inches from the outer edge all around the canvas board.
Measure 2 inch squares on the long sides.
Measure both short sides as pictured.
Trace over pencil lines with a sharpie or oil-based paint pen.
Paint the board & let dry. Redraw black lines.
Label the board spaces with a sharpie or black glossy paint.
Cut white sticker to fit onto Altoids lid. Label and stick on the lid.
Hot Glue the container to the board.
Print & cut out the question cards.
(Must cut a little extra off the cards to fit in the container.)