Are you looking for a fun way to teach your young child about different seasons?
Our 4.5 year old loves the challenge of a fun matching game. So, I decided to create a fun and totally free four season memory game that will help her make seasonal associations with objects.
This totally free printable four season memory game is a great way to introduce young children to the concept of seasonality by encouraging associating familiar objects with the various seasons.
So, keep on reading for more information about how to print and create your very own version of this four season matching game and how to scale the level of difficulty up or down depending on your child’s individual needs.
Fun Free Four Season Memory Game For Kids
How This Four Season Memory Game For Kids Works
This four season memory game works like most traditional memory games.
After printing, cutting and laminating (more on the steps to prepare your own game below) each game card, children are encouraged to flip squares over and match seasonal items together.
Each game card includes 12 cards made up of 6 objects that are associated with a specific season.
Spring card includes the following seasonal items:
- Rain Boots
- Watering Can
Summer card includes the following seasonal items:
- Beach Ball
- Ice Cream Cone
- Sun Glasses
- Swimming Pool
Autumn card includes the following seasonal items:
- School Bus
Winter card includes the following seasonal items:
- Ice Skate
Scaling The Level Of Difficulty Of This Four Season Memory Game
This memory game’s difficulty can easily be scaled up or down depending on the age and needs of each individual child.
For toddlers and younger kids, you can simply ask them to match similar items from one game card at a time. So, place mixed cards face up one season at a time and ask your toddler to make visual matches only.
For preschoolers, you can start by mixing up one season at a time and placing the squares face down. From there, ask your preschooler to flip one card at a time and attempt to remember where to find its match.
And, for older children or preschoolers who have mastered playing this memory game you can easily scale up the difficulty by mixing the seasons together. You can start by mixing 2 seasons and then work your way up to three and then four.
Finally, you can add the extra element of grouping items based on season once all matches are made. This final element of difficulty encourages kids to categorize and group items and objects based on which season each item or object belongs to.
Supplies You’ll Need
This memory game requires very little in the way of supplies and materials.
You can easily print this four season memory game on paper, cut out the squares and start playing immediately.
But, we highly suggest you print the four season memory matching game on paper, use a good quality glue to glue it to a sturdy piece of card stock and laminate the sheets to make them durable and waterproof. This way you can play this four season matching game over and over again.
Download & Print 4 Season Memory Game For Kids
#2 Extract the zip file
#3 Print each individual game card
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