A fun way to use up old photos, teach kids who's who, reminisce, and test your memory!WHAT TO DO:
1. Look through your pictures and place 'doubles' of people or pets that you have together. The photos don't need to be true 'doubles' as this matching game won't have exact matching photos. (for example, you may have a picture of cousin Cara on a swing and Cara in the sandbox)
2. We like to have at least 18 sets of photos to use to make a challenging game.
3. Now cut the photos all down to the same size. Square, rectangle or circle, whatever works best for your photos. Tip: Cut out a piece of cardboard in the shape you want and then use it to draw the shape on the front of each photo, then cut.
OPTIONAL If the photos have writing or other identifying marks on the back follow steps 5 & 6. If not then you can use the photos just as they are.
4. Glue all the photos (right side up) onto paper (say blue construction paper remember you want all the photos to look identical from the back)
5. Once they're dry cut them all out.
Now You're done and ready to test your memory!
How to Play:
Mix up the photos and lay out all the photo 'cards' face down in rows.
In our example with 18 sets you would have 6 rows of 6 cards each.
Each player takes turn flipping two cards at a time trying to match the photos.
When a player gets a match, they keep those cards and they get to go again.
Once all the cards are matched, whoever has the most matches wins!