Playing games with your toddlers and preschoolers is a great way to have fun as well as to help them to learn to take turns and share.

This free printable game is ideal for any little one that loves to explore outer space.

So here you go another fantastic space activity for toddlers and preschoolers our Space Themed Tic Tac Toe Game that you and they can play together.

collage of space themed tic tac toe game being played with text on a green background reading Aliens vs Astronauts Space Themed Tic Tac Toe Game free printable

FREE Printable Space Game for KIds

Tic Tac Toe was one of the first games we taught the kids how to play.

space themed tic tac toe game with a set of printable alien and astronaut counters next to a homemade solar system from a kit on a wooden background

It’s easy to play and before they understand the rules you can have a lot of fun winning and losing alongside them.

We love packaging these up in a busy bag and giving it to them for flights or road trips so that they can play together.

playing space tic tac toe with kids taking turns to lay the pieces on the printed board game

As well as using it within a week of space themed activities and fun you can do at home.

Space Tic Tac Toe

We love how this version of our space tic tac toe games is Aliens vs Astronauts.

We used our Epson EcoTank ET-7700 printer for a great high quality print that’s eco friendly and printed on card so that the game is harder wearing.

If you want you can also laminate the game so that it’s even harder wearing and especially useful if you are going to be using with more than one child.

Download The Printable Space Game

alien vs astronaut tic tac toe free printable game for toddlers and preschoolers

Download the FREE Printable Space Men Tic Tac Toe Game Now!

Playing the Game

Once printed it is time to play.

When playing with toddlers and preschoolers remember they don’t know the tricks to get a draw each time so let them win more than they lose.

space themed tic tac toe game printed on card on a wooden background with a solar system model beside it

However, it’s all about taking turns and thinking ahead.

aliens winning a game of space men tic tac toe free printable game

A great simple problem solving activity for your toddlers and preschoolers to do!

Space Books to Read TOgether

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When we have a game or activity I like to add a few books to our book basket around the theme to extend the activities longer. You can find a complete list of our space books for tots or why not pick up our 3 favourites below to read aloud together.

More Space Themed Printables For Tots

FREE printable space themed count and clip cards for preschoolers
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Hands-On Space Crafts and Activities for KIds

Why not combine the printable fun with some space activities and crafts to do together as well.

space rock cakes recipe to cook with toddlers and older kids
Space themed craft for kids to make
Easy to set up and reuse space-themed sensory bin with coloured dried chickpeas ideal for using with older toddlers and preschoolers.
alien vs astronaut tic tac toe free printable busy bag game for kids
Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.

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