Musical Instrument Matching Game Printable (free)

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Are you looking for fun, yet free printable games? If so, you are going to love our musical instrument matching game printable.

Printable memory games are great first games for toddlers and preschoolers, but I love them too!

There are 24 different musical images to print out, and you can design the back however you want.

musical instruments memory game

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What are the benefits of playing memory games with kids?

Playing memory games with kids can have a number of benefits, including:

  1. Memory games help improve memory skills, as kids must recall and match the information to play.
  2. By playing memory games, kids learn to concentrate and pay attention to detail.
  3. Memory games involve strategy and problem-solving, helping kids to develop these important skills.
  4. As kids get better at memory games, their confidence and self-esteem can improve.
  5. If played with other people they help with social interaction and teamwork.
  6. Memory games can be educational and fun and help instill a love of learning in kids.
  7. They involve language and vocabulary, helping kids to build their language skills.
  8. Being fun. Above all, memory games are a fun and enjoyable activity for kids. Helping them to relax and have fun while learning at the same time.

Musical instruments memory game

This free memory game printable is a perfect game to play along with your homeschool music curriculum as a bit of fun.

Supplies needed:

How to play the musical memory game:

Download the musical instruments memory game below. There are 2 pages included with 24 different images on and it will print out in portrait. Make sure to check the printer settings.

This free printable matching game is free to print but is for personal use and classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page and add your email address to get the pdf file.

You will need to print the pages twice, so you can match the images.

music matching game

We like to decorate the back of the images.

So cut around the border around the edge so you are just left with the 24 images.

Then just grab your coloring pens (these are the ones we love and use all the time) and have fun.

back of musical instruments memory game

When you have printed the 4 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.

musical instruments memory game

Now you will have two sets of 24 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. I find rows of 8 x 6 work best.

musical instruments matching game

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.

If it is not a matching pair turn the cards back over and continue play.

You can either match the same images or match the instrument to the child playing the instrument.

As you can see above we have done a mix of the two, that’s fine too, just have fun.

The winner is the person who creates the most matches.

We also love this memory match board game with animals, this will make a perfect gift too.

Have fun with our free clothes memory game printable too!

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.

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Download the free music matching game printable

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 12 April 2024 by homeschoolof1

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