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Printable Draughts or Checkers Board

by Mina Keenan (follow)
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Printable Draughts or Checkers Boards


Draughts or checkers is an easy game to learn as there are not many rules. The trick is working out a strategy and learning to look at the bigger picture - and having to sacrifice pieces at some point.

Print out some Draughts board bases to make, learn to play the game and get playing!


Time: 45 minutes
Age: 5-10's, Over 10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Downloads
Paints, pencils, pens etc
Cardboard
Scissors
Glue
Buttons or stones etc for counters


Method



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Printout the Draughts board base of your choice

Print your download




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Grab your paints and colour the grid

Fill the grid with colours of your choice. You could try patterns for something different.

Trim along outer edges




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A cardboard base makes the board stronger and last longer

Cut a piece of card larger than the draughts board printout, mark where the printout will go and paint the rest of the cardboard for the games board base




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Ready to play

Glue the grid to the cardboard base.

Grab some buttons, stones or beads to use as counters and get playing.



Download

The download consists of three bases. A plain grid to colour yourself, a 'traditional' black and white base, and a ready made pink and blue grid.



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Printable Draughts or Checker Board Bases.

Download Printable Draughts or Checker Boards Ebook



How to Play Draughts or Checkers






Have fun! :)




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