DIY Memory Game

Ready to improve your kid’s memory skills? We have an easy-to-make DIY Memory Game your children will love to solve.

DIY Memory Game

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Helping your child with being able to memorize is an important skill.

This DIY Memory Game is so fun that no one will even realize that they’re learning.

It is the perfect game to keep kids active.

Printable Fruit Memory Game

We love preparing all kinds of Crafts for Kids (make your Worm in Apple Paper Craft or have fun with our Fruit Coloring Pages).

Whether you’re looking for a fun activity to do with your child or you want to spend quality time together, this DIY Memory Game is ideal.

Memory Game for Kids

Putting this activity together is fun for kids because they get to draw their artwork!

How to Make This DIY Memory Game

What you need: 

  • cardboard (beige, blue)
  • cardboard papers
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • markers

Gather all of your materials as shown.

This activity is great because you don’t need too many items.

Materials Used

Step by Step Tutorial

Cut out a square of cardboard paper.

Then out a square the same size as the cardboard from the beige and blue cardboard paper.

Step 1

Step 3

On the blue square, draw 4 x 4 equal squares.

Then cut in each window at its bottom, top, and right side – so the window can open from the right to the left side.

Be careful not to cut out the whole square – it has to keep the left side untouched!

Step 4

Trace the cardboard onto the beige paper.

Step 5

Glue the beige sheet onto the cardboard.

Step 7

Place the blue sheet on top.

Step 8

Now draw in the position of the windows.

Step 9

Draw the memory pairs in the windows. You can have a lot of fun with this step.

Each window, you’ll want to have a match, so keep this in mind as you draw.

Step 10

This memory game has an example of fruits as the matching items, but you can draw whatever you like.

Step 11

Glue the blue cardboard paper.

Step 12

The square windows should be able to open.

Step 13

As you can see, when you open the little doors, your child can find the matching pairs!

Step 14

The result is a colorful array of artwork that you and your child will enjoy doing together.

Step 15

This DIY Memory Game will keep your child busy for a while.

Fruits Memory Game

However, it’s also entertaining because making the game is half the fun!

DIY Printable Memory Game

You can choose any color papers you want.

DIY Fruits Memory Game

And make as many memory games with different items inside.

DIY Fruit Memory Game

Have fun improving your memory skills while having fun!

DIY Memory Game Idea

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