Visual memory matching games, “The Essentials,” combine learning skill builders with important early elementary knowledge such as telling time, sight words, and digraphs. Supported learning skills include:
• visual memory
• working memory
• visual discrimination
Besides the cognitive enrichment benefit they provide, these fun games make great supplements to your current curriculum. Either print them on card stock or paste the individual cards to colorful background paper.
• Cover page
• Instruction page with suggestions for increasing and decreasing the challenge depending on child’s skill level
• 4 separate visual memory matching games with the following themes:
Months of the Year
Sight Words (K-1)
• Blank template
• Thank you page from yours truly
Ideas for use:
Use these visual memory matching games as intended, by printing duplicates and cutting out up to 24 cards per theme.
Use the blank template to create your own memory matching game.
Have students create their own memory matching games.
Use the blank template to extend the number of sight words or digraphs.
Simplify. Make it a simple matching activity to strengthen visual discrimination skills.
If you are a teacher, special education instructor, speech therapist, OT, or any kind of learning specialist, I’m sure you have plenty of more ideas. Sky’s the limit.
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