The Elf on the Shelf will be here before we know it, and as December has so much going on I like to get prepared early. Download our free elf memory game today and let’s have some fun!
We love playing memory games in our home, and as a really young child, my son has managed to beat me! We still love to play memory games now, mainly because he loves to win! But this is a fun game for the whole family.
There are 12 different images to print out, which is perfect for older toddlers and preschoolers.
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Elf Matching Game
- cardstock (normal paper will work, but you might be able to see the images through it)
- paper cutter or scissors
Download the elf memory game printable below. There is one page included with 12 different images and it will print out in portrait. Make sure to check the printer settings.
You will need to print the page twice, so you can match the images.
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 images (so 24 total images.)
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 for the memory game.
Playing the game is simple. Take it in turns 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.
If you are looking for more free Elf on the Shelf printables check out our favorites.
Even More Elf Printables?
If you are in a rush and are tired of searching for Elf on the Shelf printables you can purchase all of my printables for a small fee here. There are exclusive printables included not found anywhere else, and 35 pages to print!
Be quick though as these are currently 50% off, but only for a limited period.
35 pages are included in this download including:
- North Pole Breakfast Menu (2 pages)
- Elf construction zone (2 pages)
- Snowman soup (exclusive)
- Elf Kisses (exclusive)
- Elf notes (3 pages)
- Elf scavenger hunt (3 pages)
- Elf memory game
- Elf games
- Elf hats
- Elf on the Shelf word scramble (3 pages)
- Elf names word search (2 pages)
- Elf coloring page (8 pages)
- Elf arrival letters (5 pages)
- Elf goodbye letters (2 pages)
Download Elf on the Shelf Memory Game
I think you will also enjoy:
- Thanksgiving memory game (another free printable)
- Christmas memory game
- Elf on the Shelf scavenger hunt
- Elf word search
- Elf on the Shelf gifts
- Elf on the Shelf 101 for all you need to know
Last Updated on 18 November 2022 by homeschoolof1