DIY floor sized game boards

Turn your floor into a game board using fabric panels.

Your children become the game pieces which means they get to have fun, learn and move all at the same time.

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We use this fabric map panel in our homeschool all the time. It’s a great way to test their knowledge of continents, oceans, countries and cardinal directions as they move around the map.

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My preschooler loves this Brown Bear panel. I originally found this on Amazon, but it doesn’t seem to be available right now. We turn this in to a Twister type game which ends up with kids all tangled up in piles on the floor. Loads of fun.

There are also these The Cat In The Hat fabric panels and Sesame Street fabric panels if your child likes those.

I’ve found that Walmart is also a good place to find things like this. The nice thing is that because you can purchase just one panel width, two of the fabric edges are the selvages which means that they don’t need to be hemmed. Fold over the two raw edges, give it a quick stitch and you have a game board that folds up easily for storage, won’t break and can easily be taken anywhere. Or if you’re like me, you won’t get around to hemming it and you’ll just use it anyway. 🙂

Enjoy your fun and games!

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