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Dominoes to Go! 
Designed by Heather Lancaster


Always cover your work surface with a mat or some type of protective covering like wax paper, newspaper or plastic.

Main supplies:

  • Elmer's® 3D™ Washable Paint Pens 
  • Elmer's® School Glue Stick-wide purple
  • Elmer’s® Painters® Opaque Paint Markers
  • Colored Index Cards
  • Metal Binder Ring

Basic Supplies:

  • Scissors
  • Hole Punch



1. Fold an index card in half and crease the folded edge with a ruler. Glue in place, then fold in half again and glue in place. 
2. Repeat step one so that you have a total of 29 domino bases. 
3. Take one domino base and cut it in half. Use 1/2 piece as a miniature ruler to draw a black line down the center of each domino.
4. Take 7 pieces and make the first 'set' of dominoes. This is the 'Zero' set. One domino will have zero on both sides, and the remaining will have 0-1, 0-2. 0-3, 0-4, 0-5, 0-6.  To make the dots on each domino, squeeze a small drop of 3D pen into place. Use a different color of 3D pen for EACH number. So, if there is one dot, use pink, two dots use blue etc...Once all dots have been painted on, set the Zero Set aside and create the next set. As you continue to create your dominoes, use the same colors for painting the same numbers of dots. For example, every time you paint 2 dots you always use blue. 
5. The next set is the ONES set. You have already created 0-1 so the ones set has the following dominoes in it - 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 1-6. Remember to follow the colors you established in the Zero Set.
6. Create the TWOS set. 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6.
7. Create the THREES set. 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 3-6.
8. Create the FOURS set. 4-4, 4-5, 4-6.
9. Create the FIVES set. 5-5, 5-6
10. Create the SIXES set. 6-6. 
11. Allow all the dominoes to dry. Drying time varies. We recommend placing all the dominoes on a cookie sheet so that they are safe and can be moved if necessary.
12. Punch a hole in the center of each domino and when you aren't playing with them you can store them on a metal ring!

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