This butterfly matching game printable is a great game to play when learning about butterflies.
Printable memory games are great for preschoolers and younger kids, but I have to admit I love them too.
They are such a simple game, and the first ever game my son won. Really won, not when I let him!
Kids’ memories are generally better than ours and the excitement they get when they beat you is adorable.
There are 12 different butterfly images to print out, and you can design the back however you want.
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Butterfly memory game printable
This free printable butterfly matching game is super easy to play.
It is a perfect game to play if you are learning about butterflies or have been to a butterfly farm. If you haven’t already have fun with our free life cycle of a butterfly worksheets.
- cardstock (normal paper will work, but you might be able to see the images through it)
- paper cutter or scissors
- laminator (optional)
How to set up the butterfly memory game
Download the butterfly matching game below. There is 1 page included with 12 different images on and it will print out in portrait. Make sure to check the printer settings.
This free printable butterfly pairs game is free to print but is for personal or classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page to get the pdf file.
You will also enjoy our free printable butterfly coloring pages
You will need to print the page twice, so you can match the images.
We like to decorate the back of the images. So cut around the border around the edge so you are just left with the 12 images.
Then just grab your coloring pens (these are the ones we love and use all the time) and have fun.
When you have printed the 2 pages you will need to cut out all of the different images. I prefer to use a paper cutter as it’s easier, quicker, and more accurate, but scissors will work too.
Now you will have two sets of 12.
Shuffle them up and lay them on the table face down in rows to make it easier, or just randomly on the table for older kids.
If you are placing them in rows I find 4 rows with 6 images each works best.
Playing the game is simple. Take it, in turn, to turn over only 2 images.
If it is a match you can either remove them from the game and place them in front of you or leave them turned over face up.
The winner is the person who creates the most matches.
We also love this butterfly shaped memory game with 24 pairs to match.
Additional butterfly activities for preschoolers
Have even more fun with these fun preschool butterfly activities:
- Engage young minds with our specially crafted preschool butterfly worksheets, designed to blend learning and creativity.
- Dive into the intricacies of these beautiful insects with our parts of a butterfly worksheet, perfect for preschoolers.
- Enhance the learning experience with a butterfly life cycle coloring page, adding a splash of color to the fascinating stages of a butterfly’s growth.
You are also going to enjoy our favorite butterfly books for kids.
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Other free memory game printables
You will also enjoy these other free memory games:
- Unicorn memory game printable
- Pirate memory game printable
- Planet matching game printable
- Roald Dahl memory game printable
- Star Wars memory game printable
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Tips for downloading the free files
Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!
Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.
Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.
Download the free butterfly memory game printable
Last Updated on 2 March 2024 by homeschoolof1