2-4 years old
Play and learn new vocabulary of animals and objects!
-Download the document and print out two copies, preferably on white card.
It's recommended that Memory be 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 or consolidate vocabulary from the story. For example, “It’s a + name”, “It’s a pair”, “It isn’t a pair!”
Vocabulary: umbrella, 'wellie', nail, duck, footprint, toadstool