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Stamped Memory Game


Improve your child’s memory skills with a do-it-yourself memory game using foam stamps and paper scraps!

Materials


  • Glitter Shakers Mega Pack
  • Scissors
  • Craft Glue
  • Glue Stick
  • Scrap paper
  • Small paper plate
  • White Cardstock
  • Construction Paper
  • Foam Stamps

Instructions


Step 1. Gather your supplies.

memory game

foam stamp memory game

Step 2.

Using the glue stick, apply glue to a white piece of Construction Paper. Be sure to cover the whole paper, not just the edges.

foam stamp memory game for kids

Step 3.

Glue the white Paper to a blue piece of Paper.

kids craft memory game

Step 4.

Cut the white and blue Paper into 2 inch squares, you will need at least 12 squares. Tip: Use a pencil and ruler to ensure the pieces are all the same size. That is important for this game!

memory game for kids

Step 5.

Pour some craft glue on the plate.  Gently press one of the foam stamps into the glue, making sure its completely covered in glue. Press the stamp on a new area of the plate several times to remove excess glue. You do not want clumps of glue on the stamp.

Stamp memory game

Step 6.

Press the glue covered Stamp on the white side of one of the cut squares.

Foam Stamp Project

Step 7.

Place your stamped card on a piece of scrap paper. Gently shake glitter on the stamped card. Shake off the excess glitter from the card onto the scrap paper. Tip: fold the paper to funnel the glitter back into the container.

How to Make a Memory Game

Step 8.

Repeat Steps 5-7 with the same foam stamp to make a matching card.

matching card memory game

Step 9.

Stamp 8 more cards in matching pairs. Tip: you can use the same stamp for more than one pair, making sure to use a different color glitter. Allow your pieces to dry.

Memory card game

Step 10.

To play the game, have your preschooler place all the cards with the blue side up. Then have them turn over one card at a time to try and find the matching cards. Use these pieces to strengthen their memory skills!



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