Activity For Children: Nature Tic-tac-toe

Activity For Children: Nature Tic-tac-toe

You can play the game tic-tac-toe using small pebbles and leaves? Get ready to create the game board using leaves and have a fun time playing a game with your child. Here’s a quick look at the nature tic-tac-toe activity below.

Parental Involvement: Medium

Duration: 20 minutes

Skills Acquired: Sensory, Coordination, Logic & Reason


  1. Pebbles
  2. Markers
  3. Long leaves

Instructions For the Nature Tic-tac-toe Activity

How to do
  • Using the marker, draw ‘X’ on three pebbles and ‘O’ on the other three pebbles
  • Place the leaf strands in a criss-cross manner to set your game board. (Refer to video)

Your game is now set!

How To Play
  • Each player gets one set of pawns: ‘X’ or ‘O’.
  • Each player takes a turn at placing a pebble in one of the boxes in such a manner that they match three boxes in a sequence — horizontally, vertically or diagonally.
  • The player who is able to place three pebbles in a sequence wins the game!

Your child sense of logic improves with a game of tic-tac-toe. Playing with sensory materials such as pebbles enhances your child’s tactile sense.

Activity done by Vishwajeet.