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Preschoolers will have a lot of fun on the 4th July with this free printable memory game.
Kids can play together or with the adults for some family fun. With 32 matching cards, the game can be challenging using all the cards or made slightly easier with less.
It’s holiday fun that everyone can enjoy.
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Whilst it’s great for the kids to be running around outside enjoying the fresh air, sometimes they just want some quiet time.
The difficulty arises when you don’t know what to do with that quiet time. Coloring may be considered boring and you certainly don’t want them watching too much tv, so playing a game is a great alternative.
My daughter is 5 and one of the games that she loves is the memory game.
Half the time she remembers more cards than me. I’m not sure what that says about either her great memory or my bad memory, but she certainly loves to win.
If you have a couple of smaller children, this is a great game for them to play together.
Especially for the 4th July, I have created a printable memory game that can be played during the festivities.
There are 32 memory cards in total making 16 pairs. If you have a younger child, you might like to play with just 8 pairs.
Preparing The 4th of July Memory Game
This will ensure that you can play the game over and over again without it getting destroyed.
You are now ready to begin your game.
How To Play The Printable Memory Game
The memory game is an easy game for preschoolers to learn, and can provide hours of entertainment.
If your not familiar with the game, I have provided you with some simple instructions.
Step 1: Lay all the cards with the pictures facing down. It is easier (for the memory) to lay them in rows, but you can lay them however you like.
Step 2: Player 1 turns over 2 cards. If they match, the player keeps both cards and then takes another turn.
If the cards don’t match, both cards get turned back.
Step 3: Player 2 then turns over 2 cards. The idea is to find as many matching pairs as you can.
Step 4: Players take it in turns until all the cards have been turned over and paired.
Game Over: Once all the cards have been turned over, players count their matching pairs and the winner is the player with the most pairs.
It’s such a simple game, but one that can keep the kids occupied for hours. If you would like to try something new and fun with the toddlers these holidays, then print off the game and enjoy. It can be quite addictive, so be prepared to play it over and over again!
You can grab your copy of the 4th July printable memory game now directly from the free printable library.
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