Paper Plates Memory Activity

This game is a variation of pair matching and is designed to build vocabulary. For secondary school children the activity can be used as a revision technique with pairs of key words written on the plates (with or without a picture). Once a pair is found you can talk about the word, e.g. what does it mean, can you use it in a sentence, can you think of a word it rhymes with. Or you can play a word construction game by writing a letter on the plates instead of a picture. Pick 5-6 letters at random and see how many words you can generate. You can do this alone or with others.

What you will need

  • 12- 20 Paper Plates
  • Markers

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