Extract the disc to make the checkers pieces and extract the dome to make the platform for kings.

You can use a utility cup to make a holder for the checkers pieces:

Here is a pdf file you can use to print out colored discs for your checkers pieces:


Here is a pdf file you can use to print out chess piece images for your chess set:


Print the pdf document out at ACTUAL RESOLUTION, in a 1-to-1 ratio, from your printer. You'll need to look in the pdf print menu to delete the scale-to-fit feature.

You can purchase a large chessboard online from The Chess Store. Get the 2.375-inch-squares board to fit the checkers pieces.

These checkers pieces also make a nifty tic-tac-toe set. Just print out a decorated, colorful grid on printer paper.

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