Looking for a fun activity to do with kids while at home?
Grab these free Safari Animal Matching Cards. A wonderful printable memory game for kindergarten and preschool children.
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Children love learning about animals.
Most children find animals to be fascinating and enjoy learning about different animal habitats, diets, and characteristics.
If you’ve spent any amount of time doing activities with young children you know that they also enjoy sorting things.
With the animal matching cards I am sharing in this post, children will learn about and become familiar with safari animals.
Safari animals are animals that thrive in grasslands or savannas.
Use these printable memory cards as a fun learning activity to help children learn and recognize some of the animals that can be found in the safari.
Continue strolling below for instructions on how to assemble the game cards and to print the animal matching cards.
Animals Featured on Safari Matching Cards
What You Need to Assemble Your Animal Matching Cards
- Safari animal matching cards printed onto quality cardstock
- Laminating pouches and a thermal laminating machine
You only need a few items to assemble the safari-themed animal matching cards. You likely already have printer paper and scissors on hand.
Pring the cards onto quality cardstock so that the animals will not show through the paper when the cards are placed face down.
It is also a good idea to laminate the cards for durability. I like to use paper clamps to easily keep the cards organized and stored away until our next use of them.
My children used our safari animal figures along with the matching cards.
To assemble the game cards you only need to print them, cut them out, and laminate them.
Shuffle the cards and lay each card faced down before having your kid(s) play the matching game.
Note: If you share your kids working with this memory game on social media feel free to tag me @thepurposefulnest.