2-4 years old
Play and learn new vocabulary for animals and objects with Betty Sheep!
Download the document and print out two copies, preferably on white card.
Depending on the child's ability, limit the number of objects.
It's recommended that Memory is played with black and white playing cards for the first few days. Once the child knows the vocabulary, colour the playing cards and then practise the colours.
Cut out the playing cards from the game and spread them out with the images face down on the table. To start, you don't need to use them all. Each time a playing card is turned over, say, "It's a..." When a pair is turned over, say, “It’s a pair!” If it isn’t a pair, say, “It isn’t a pair!”
Now you can start playing!
You're sure to find all the pairs!
Twelve playing cards with different objects (two playing cards for each object)
After playing the game for a few days, you will need finger paints, coloured pencils, crayons or felt-tip pens.
To learn new structures and vocabulary related to animals and objects from the story. For example, “What is it?” “It’s a + ….”, “It’s a pair”, “It isn’t a pair”.
Vocabulary: carrot, fish, flower, apple, cow, pig