Say cheese! These silly 2D shapes are so excited to help your kids learn the names of the shapes! This shape matching game is a fun way to review shapes. You can use these cards as an independent matching activity or as a memory game. You could even print two copies and play Go Fish!

2D Shapes are so much fun to learn with this matching game! I love the tip for printing to get a colorful background!

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Materials for Silly Shapes Matching Game

  • Paper
  • Laminating Supplies
  • Cutting Board

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Free Printable Memory game for 2-dimensional shapes

To prep: Print the silly shapes matching game on the white side of the scrapbook paper (or on card stock), laminate and cut apart the cards.

Printing on scrapbook paper creates a fun back to the cards and make it so the kids can’t see through the cards to cheat. (Not that our little angels would do that!!)

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Free Printable Memory game for 2-dimensional shapes

To play: In case you haven’t played Memory before, you turn over two cards at the same time. If they match, you get to keep them and turn over another set of silly shapes to try again.

If they don’t match you turn them back over and it becomes the next person’s turn. Play continues until the cards have all been matched.This free printable penguin shape matching game is a great way to learn about 2-dimensional shapes! These silly penguins are all shaped like polygons and the kids love playing with them!

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This 2D shape matching game is so much fun for kindergarteners.

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Kim Staten Owner and Curriculum Designer
Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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  1. Love the idea of the colored cardstock paper for memory games…that idea is a “Why did I not think of that!” idea:)

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