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PRINTABLE :: Make a magic dice

Magic eight balls are kind of fun aren’t they? This is my free printable version of the magic eight ball – a magic dice. Looking for an opinion? Need an answer? The magic dice can help. Children will love this. Roxy is happy to spend a long time thinking up questions and rolling the dice, over and over again. Do I have to make my bed in the morning? Will I have a good day at school? Are we going to go on an awesome holiday this year? Can I have chocolate for breakfast?! Of course there are some things that the magic dice isn’t allowed to have the last word on.

Got a question to ask?  To download the free printable just click here.

the red thread magic dice printable

Edit: Following a reader comment about the singular and plural versions of die/dice, I thought I’d add this… I did double check before I wrote the post and according to the Oxford Dictionary: “Historically, dice is the plural of die, but in modern standard English dice is both the singular and the plural: throw the dice could mean a reference to either one or more than one dice.” Tricky!

I hope you have fun with this magic dice – with or without kids – this simple idea has definitely given us lots of laughs and enjoyment.

 

  • http://justbellablog.com Christine

    This is so cool! I was always a fan of the magic 8 ball as a kid, so I love this. Filing away to use when my daughter is older too.

    • the red thread

      Thanks Christine, I hope you enjoy it in the meantime!

  • http://queliodehilo.wordpress.com Irina
    • the red thread

      Hi Irina, you’re welcome!

  • http://JaneLaFazio.com Jane LaFazio

    love this! I’m going to print it out and have my Mundo Lindo kids put them together and use them. (The 4th & 5th graders in my after school art program) thanks!!

    • the red thread

      Great idea Jane – I’m sure they’ll love it!

  • http://www.thekipiblog.com Marjorie

    Love the colors in this dice, can’t wait to print it out! Thanks for sharing :)

    Cheers,
    Marjorie from TheKipiBlog

    • the red thread

      You’re welcome Marjorie! Thanks for taking the time to comment.

  • Anna

    very cool idea, but unfortunately i could not download this template… could u please check it. Thanks!!!

    • the red thread

      Hi Anna, thanks so much for the heads up… all fixed.

      • Anna

        thanks a lot, i´ve just print it our;)

  • http://kokechic.canalblog.com/ Claire

    I can’t print it….???

    • the red thread

      Sorry Claire, not sure what happened there, but it’s good to go now.

  • http://nqwt.blogspot.co.uk/ Bryony

    That’s really cute! Though it’s ‘die’ for a single one and ‘dice’ in the plural. Sorry, I’m a huge grammar nerd! I do love the nice bright colours on it. I’d make one for my son to play with, but he’d just destroy it.

    • the red thread

      Hi Bryony, Thanks for your comment. Like you I like to be correct with my grammar, so I did double check the dice/die thing before I wrote the post. According to the Oxford dictionary:

      “Historically, dice is the plural of die, but in modern standard English dice is both the singular and the plural: throw the dice could mean a reference to either one or more than one dice.”

      I know – it’s confusing.
      Maybe when your son gets a bit older the magic dice might be something you could do with him!

      • http://nqwt.blogspot.co.uk/ Bryony

        Yeah, I saw that, too: I just can’t help that it still sounds wrong to me! Though, I suppose when the OED allows it, there’s nothing else to be done. I think it’s such a relatively new change in language that people are still transitioning; hence the need to look it up and make sure that it’s okay.

        Anyway, I’m enjoying your blog!

        • the red thread

          I know – it’s tricky when you’ve been taught something and then it changes!

  • lemondedis

    merci pour le partage : j’adore ! j’ai créé un lien ici : http://pinterest.com/lemondedis/3d-creations-et-freebies/