* Laminating sheets.
* Two Pennies.
spin board and
Graphics are from many different sets. Don't hesitate to ask about a certain graphic!
Open a landscape document in your print program. Import the gamecard template. Adjust to
fit the top half of the paper. Duplicate the template and place on botton half of your paper.
Fill with your chosen graphics. I made two different base card patterns per one piece of
cardstock. Print out on your highest setting on cardstock. (I wanted a game set for 8 so I
printed out 4 sheets of cardstock.)
Cut the cardstock in half.
Individual Game Cards:
Use the same document you have open but this time before printing, adjust your output
size to 95%. Print your cards out. Make sure you print the same number of sheets out as
you did for the Base Gamecards.
Open another document in your print program. Choose a background and fill the entire
document with it. Take your Individual Game Card sheets you just printed and turn them
over. Run them back through your printer and fill the back side of the cards with a
Open another document in your print program. Import the Spinner Game Card template. Use
the same graphics as you used for your Gamebase and Individual Game Cards. Position
these around the Spinner Circle.
Import the arrow and place it somewhere outside your spinner circle. Print on your highest
setting on cardstock.
Cut out all the Individual Game Cards. Cut out the Spinner Card and Arrow.
Laminate everything for durability.
Poke a hole through the Spinner Card and the Arrow's base.
Tape the 2 pennies to the underside of your Arrow.
Slide the brad through the Arrow, the Washer and the Spinner Card. Bend the brad to the
back of the Spinner Card and tape.
HOW TO PLAY:
Each child selects a Gamebase Card. The Individual Gamecards are place face up in the
middle of the table. Each child takes turn spininng the Arrow on the Spinner Card. If the
Arrow lands on a graphic that matches one on his/her Gamebase Card, the child then
finds the same Individual Card in the middle of the table and matches it to his/her
Gamebase Card. Play continues until a child gets his/her Gamebase Card filled with
The Learning Objective for the game I created:
Each child will correctly name and match the Holiday Graphic that is found on his/her
Don't use the spinner. Turn all the Individual Game Cards facedown and play the game
as a typical Memory Game.