Home / Holiday Crafts / St. Patrick’s Day Memory Game {free printable}

St. Patrick’s Day Memory Game {free printable}

St Patrick’s Day is a global celebration of Irish culture on March 17. It is in honor of St Patrick, one of Ireland’s patron saints, who ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century.

There are many things to do on St Patrick day including eating Irish food, and learning about Irish culture! Playing games like Memory that have to deal with St Patrick day are also fun! Memory is such a fun and easy game to play with children of all ages.  Play this Green Day Memory game at home as a family or during a St. Patrick’s Day party.

v_348

EHprint Print Free File:
Green Day Memory Cards (1019 downloads) ,
Green Day Memory Sign (117 downloads)

There are several ways you can use this memory game.

1.  Use as individual cards.
2.  Attach to a posterboard with ribbon.  (See picture)

Individual Cards:

1.  Print
2.  Cut
3.  Cut green cardstock or colored paper a little larger than picture.
4.  Glue picture to cardstock.
5.  Laminate.

Play game using standard memory rules.

Posterboard:

1.  Print
2.  Cut
3.  Cut green cardstock or colored paper a little larger than picture.
4.  Glue picture to cardstock.
5.  Laminate.
6.  Hole punch the top of each card.
7.  Print out Green Day Memory Sign
8.  Glue to top of Posterboard.
9.  Cut ribbon
10. Use a knife to polk a small slit into the poster board for the ribbon to go through.
11. Thread the ribbon through the hole in the card then thread both ends of the ribbon through the slit into the posterboard.
12. Tape the ribbon in place on the back of the poster board.

When the kiddo picks the card, have him turn the card around instead of pulling it off.  This makes a beautiful presentation and you’ll also have a quick board game to play as a family later.

The Rules for Playing “MEMORY”

1.  Mix up the cards.
2.  Lay them in rows, face down.
3.  Turn over any two cards.
4.  If the two cards match, keep them.
5.  If they don’t match, turn them back over.
6.  Remember what was on each card and where it was.
7.  Watch and remember during the other player’s turn.
8.  The game is over when all the cards have been matched.
9.  The player with the most matches wins.

Green Day Memory Images:

Clover
Bear
“Luck of the Irish”
Boy
Girl
Snail
Peas
Leaf
Alligator
“March”
Heart
Tree
“Happy St. Patrick’s Day”
Candy
Worm
Frog

How to Play Memory:

1. Mix up the cards.
2. Lay them in rows, face down.
3. Turn over any two cards.
4. If the two cards match, keep them.
5. If they don’t match, turn them back over.
6. Remember what was on each card and where it was.
7. Watch and remember during the other player’s turn.
8. The game is over when all the cards have been matched.
9. The player with the most matches wins.

Memory Games to Play:

P.S.  Join the conversations over on the Tip Junkie Facebook page.  It’s a great place to ask questions on how to make things or for specific tutorials you need.

Laurie Turk the Tip Junkie
Promoting creative women through their tutorials,
craft rooms,  and products.
 .
~ Laurie  {a.k.a. the Tip Junkie}
 .
Sign up for weekly inspiration which promotes
Creative Women and gives you FREEBIES!
{it’s free, of course}
.
  

One comment

  1. Comment-Anonymous
    50+ FREE St. Patrick’s Day Printables (Links

    […] card is a cute way to spice things up on St. Patty’s Day (Check out her other idea here ) *Free Green Day Memory @ Tip Junkie Memory is such a fun and easy game to play with children of all ages. Play this game […]

Leave a Reply