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Holiday Gift To Make - Game Pads

Posted by Elisa Taub
Holiday Gift To Make - Game Pads

We've taken three time honored games, Tic Tac Toe , Hangman and Connect the Dots, and turned them into a great personalized holiday gift you can make yourself. Use our Game Pad templates below or free draw your own to personalize your games. Then have them copied, cut and coil bound at your local print shop.

Our templates have color titles but we only printed them in color for the title page, because color copies and printer ink are so expensive. We printed the rest of the pad in black and white on our home printer and had the pads cut and bound at our local print shop. Our cost was $12 for a 3 pad set with 100 pages each.

You can bind your Game Pads into separate pads or mix and match games for one handy travel version. Either way, these personalized Game Pads are sure to please.

Don't forget to bring your Game Pads on vacation!

INSTRUCTIONSDownload our Game Pad templates (MS Word documents) below.

Personalize each pad by opening up each file and double clicking on each title. In the window that opens change the name to your child's name and press okay. Save document.

Print out a cover for each pad in COLOR on heavy card stock. Use this for your front cover.

Print out 50 pages of each game pad in BLACK AND WHITE on regular paper.

Take to your local print shop to have them cut the covers and paper in half and then coil bind each pad. You can also have them add a clear plastic top sheet and vinyl backing for a finished look.