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Are you looking for some fresh new Christmas activities for preschoolers? Download this free Christmas memory game for a quick and easy activity!
Printable Christmas games are so simple to set up for your preschoolers. Just print, cut, and play! They’re perfect for class parties and at-home play.
Kids can play independently, but it’s more fun to play in a small group or with a parent. Add this activity to your holiday centers or play at the kitchen table. Either way, your preschooler will have a ball!
Memory matching games are great for preschoolers and young learners. These types of games help preschoolers build their memory skills. When the game includes images that are similar, as this one does, it also helps strengthen visual discrimination skills.
So, your preschoolers will be building important foundations while playing a super fun game this holiday season! It’s a win-win for everyone.
Christmas Memory Game
To prepare this activity, you will need to print two sets of cards. There are 36 images included in this game. You can choose to print out just a few or print them all.
I like to print the cards on colored scrapbook paper that is white on one side and printed on the other. This keeps the images from showing through regular printer paper.
You could also print on cardstock since it’s thicker than regular printer paper. I prefer to laminate my memory cards for durability so we can play over and over again.
Lay out the cards in rows just like in the classic game of Memory we all played as kids. You choose how many rows based on your child’s abilities.
Players will take turns flipping over two cards at a time. If they match, the player keeps the cards and takes another turn. If the cards don’t match, the player’s turn ends and it’s the next person’s turn.
Play continues until all of the cards have been matched. The player with the most matches at the end is declared the winner.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT Christmas
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about Christmas. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Bear Stays Up for Christmas – Bear’s friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up—by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents of all!
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Meet the Herdmans—they lie, cheat, and love to give clonks on the head. They are, without a doubt, the worst kids in the history of the world. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant.
Christmas in the Big Woods – Christmas has come to the Big Woods of Wisconsin! Laura and her family are excited to celebrate. When Laura’s cousins, aunt, and uncle arrive, they spend their time together eating sweets, playing in the snow, and reading. Their holiday celebrations are full of simple joys.
These handmade, adorable Christmas finger puppets are perfect for Holiday party favors or any play day!
Turn ordinary laundry pins into a fun clothespin Christmas tree ornament that your kids will love hanging on the tree this season.
Kids will love this adorable Candy Cane Holder and Gift Tag that is perfect for little ones!
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