Memory Games

Memory Games
I recently bought these letter stickers at the Target dollar spot and decided to make Upper/Lowercase Memory Games with them. (You can also use stickers like this for an Upper/Lowercase Letter Sort.)
memory games

Using stickers to make memory games

memory games
I cut index cards in half and B put a sticker on each one. It was a little bit overwhelming to play with the whole alphabet at once so we worked in chunks. These cards also worked well for matching!
memory games
While B was working with the stickers I made a number memory game. I had to use pencil because marker showed through the card. I put the number on one card and the corresponding number of dots and the number word on the other. This game was a hit! My goal was to expose B to the number words by giving him the dots to count along with the words.
memory games
Then I decided to make a letter sound memory game. I started by writing the letter on one card and drawing a picture of something that starts with the letter on the other card. After quite a few, B jumped in and said “I want to do it”. He jumped in and wrote many of the letters and drew a few pictures. We never used this for a game. I was just so excited to see what he could draw and write! It was also a great opportunity for B to see me writing different letters and words.
memory games
We also played “Nemo Memory”! I cut out fish shapes using a cookie cutter and wrote some small words on the cards.
Other Memory Games to Try:
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  • Reply Christy

    Great idea!

    May 24, 2010 at 7:21 pm
  • Reply Jenny

    what a great idea…i will have to look in my $1 section at target!

    May 24, 2010 at 10:57 pm
  • Reply Valerie @ Frugal Family Fun Blog

    What a clever game! I saw those same stickers at Target too…. great idea!!! 🙂

    May 25, 2010 at 12:00 am
  • Reply Jen

    You make such cute educational games- very creative! 🙂

    May 25, 2010 at 2:28 am
  • Reply ali @ an ordinary mom

    We love making our own memory games here! Fun stuff!

    May 30, 2010 at 3:31 am
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