Memory games are great to pull out every now and again with the kids and as a result have many different themed ones. Today I have a winter themed memory game to share. It is super easy to make and will be a great addition to your collection.
Supplies for the memory game:
- Winter memory game printable
- Some winter / christmas type wrapping paper
- Glue, scissors, laminator
TIP: If you are not using the colorful wrapping paper for a backing you will want to print your cards out on card stock to give it a better durability.
Download the printable for your winter memory game and print it out. Glue the printable to the wrapping paper. Be sure to smooth it out a few times to get all the bumps out to make your cards smooth. Let dry if you need to.
Cut the cards out and laminate them.
Now its time to play!!
How to play your memory game
Shuffle the cards and put them out on a surface facing down in a row of 4 by 4.
The children are only allowed to turn over 2 cards at a time. The goal is to remember where the cards are that were previously turned over. Hence the name memory game!
Once you find a matching pair leave them face up and move on to the next two.
We often talk about the picture on the memory cards.
What color are these mittens? Why do people were mittens?
What color are these trees? Did you know that certain trees keep their leaves in winter and are called evergreen trees?
There are 2 different snowmen. What are the differences?
Penguins live where? Do you think a penguin would really wear a party hat?
Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike?
These memory cards are also great as a winter theme companion and talking about the pictures on the cards can lead into other activities.