What is a Memory game ?
A memory game is a simple cards game in which you have to place all the cards upside down on a surface and two cards are flipped face up over each turn. The object of the game is to pick up the matching pairs.
I used to love playing memory game with my brother growing up. This used to be one of our favourite games apart from ludo. My son is 3.8 years old and I have started playing memory game with him. He also enjoys playing it. You can start playing this game with your child when he is 3 years old.
For toddlers a lot of simplified matching or memory games are available online and at toys shops. You can even make your own set of cards for Memory game on any topic. Some of the topics on which you can make your own game for toddlers are Shapes, Animals, Colours, Objects and Vehicles. You can either take a print out or you can draw the objects yourself. Colour them and make them look bright and beautiful. Puzzles are also a form of Memory games.
Why are memory games important for kids ?
- Helps kids to retain things better:
- Improves Vocabulary :
- Improves Concentration :
- Trains Visual Memory :
- Helps to find similarities and differences in objects :
- Improves Critical thinking :
- Exercise for the brain :
- Improves problem Solving skills :
The earlier you introduce memory games to your child, the better, it will be for the overall development of his brain.
Do share in comments if your child plays memory games and which is his favoruite memory game.
Another lovely post Simrit...keep them comingReplyDelete
Another lovely post. Memory games are amazing and the whole family enjoys it together. We have a Peppa Pig memory game and Miss A loves to play with itReplyDelete
Memory games have many benefits even for adults, not just kids! Another great post!ReplyDelete
Memory games are always beneficial and engaging for kids, I often play with my kids. Totally agree with all your pointers of its importance. Memory games are fun for adults too.ReplyDelete
The reasons you enumerated in favour of memory games are so worthy buddy. I have used them from very early on with my kid!ReplyDelete
Amazing, I will try playing something similar to this with my toddler.ReplyDelete
- Ujjwal Mishra
Memory games are very beneficial ,keep them occupied. Even I use to play memory games with my kids.ReplyDelete
Memory games are fun but I haven't introduced her to it yet.ReplyDelete
we had played so many memory games even as a family too. and it was a great fun for all..I really liked the way you are sharing great benefits of each activity in your posts. awesome series.ReplyDelete
Memory Games are all time favorites of my whole family,it aligned our focus to retain the memory for longer or forever, the best game you can play with the anyone from youngest to eldest but yes of course with the different level of toughness, thanks Simrit for remembering me that I can start it with my 1.5 year old daughter too.ReplyDelete
It surely keeps them busy...my daughter enjoys playing the memory games... thanks for sharing this informative postReplyDelete
Memory games are really good fr kids. Thanks for such informative post.ReplyDelete