Animal word memory / concentration game

Grade Levels
PreK - 2nd, Homeschool
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF
5 pages


This animal word concentration / memory game works the same as any other concentration game, except for the fact that you’re not looking for 2 identical pictures. You are looking for a word and a picture. For example, the word cat and the picture cat are a match. The rules of the game stay the same. Lay all the cards out with the pictures / words facing down. Take turns in turning 2 cards. After every turn without a match you turn the pictures back to their original position. If you do have a match you get to go again. The winner is the person with the most matches.

This download contains the following words: butterfly, cow, rooster, mole, rabbit, bird spider, pig, sheep, horse, chicken, bee, cat, dog, frog, duck, snail, fish.

Extra tips and suggestions:

- Print out the concentration cards twice if you only want to use the pictures, or words.

- A child can play this game alone by simply laying all the cards on the table facing upwards and matching the words with the pictures.

- After cutting out the pictures use a colored piece of paper and glue it to the back of the cards, otherwise the pictures and words might be seen through the paper.

If you like this concentration game, have a look at this package with 6 concentration games.

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Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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