Free Planet Memory Game Printable That Is Out of This World

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If you are about to study the solar system with the kids, they are going to love playing our free planet memory game printable.

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. The kids can design the backs too in whatever they want.

If you are looking for other fun out of this world activities you are going to love our planet coloring pages.

planet matching game

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Planet Matching Game

Supplies needed:

  • cardstock (normal paper will work, but you might be able to see the images through it)
  • paper cutter or scissors

Directions:

Download the planet memory 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.

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

planet matching game

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.

solar system memory game

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 6 rows with 4 images each works best.

solar system 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.

The winner is the person who creates the most matches.

Download Solar System Memory Game Printable

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

I think you will also enjoy some of our other free printables:

Last Updated on 12 November 2022 by homeschoolof1

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