Creating homemade memory games for children is super easy and fun. Best of all, they can be customized to each child’s interests. The DIY Insect Memory Game shared below is perfect for insect and nature loving kids!
DIY Insect Memory Game
Homemade games make wonderful birthday or holiday gifts for children. Colorful stickers can be found in the scrapbooking aisle of most major craft stores. Stickers make it easy to create homemade memory games, like this bird memory game.
To make this craft you will need:
- 2 sets of identical sticker packs
- 1 1/2 inch square paper punch
- Scrapbook paper or cardstock
For this craft, we chose to use white cardstock. Choosing patterned scrapbook paper that is colorful on one side and white on the other side is also an excellent choice. For durability, you may wish to laminate your memory game’s pieces.
After gathering your supplies, use the paper punch to cut 1 1/2 inch squares of paper to be the game pieces. You will need as many game pieces as you have stickers.
Next, place one sticker on each game piece. Make sure you create sets of cards!
Flip the cards over so the white side is up.
To play memory, take turns turning two cards at a time to search for matches. The player that finds a match keeps it! The object of the game is to have the most matches.
DIY Insect Memory is so much fun to play with children!
To give this game as a gift, simply place the game pieces into a small box or drawstring bag. This game is also perfect for on-the-go traveling. Simply keep it in your purse or the glove compartment of the car.
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