Santa Matching Game with Printables

| November 7, 2018 | 9 Comments

Santa Matching Game

Playing a matching game is a great way for your child to gain memory skills and have fun at the same time. There’s no reason to spend money on games like this, when there are so many free printables available online.This Santa matching game fits right in with the spirit of the holiday. Kids will have fun matching Santa Claus, Christmas trees, snowflakes and even Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.


Santa Matching Game with Printables

Santa Matching Game with Printables


My suggestion is to print out the pieces on card stock. If you don’t have any handy and don’t feel like running out to get it, try this instead. To keep the cards from ripping, cover them on both sides with clear packing tape. This will make the game pieces last longer.

There are actually lots of benefits to playing memory games… and not just when it comes to children. People of all ages can improve memory skills and vocabulary in a non-stressful manner. These games also help to increase one’s attention to detail and improve concentration.


Santa Matching Game with Printables

Santa Matching Game with Printables


The most common way to play this type of game is to place all the cards face-down on a table or other flat surface. Instruct you child to pick a card, look at it and lay it back down. Ask them to repeat the process until they find all the matches.

If you have younger kids, you may want to try this instead. Separate the cards and two identical sets. Place one face up-on the table. Show your child one card at a time and ask him (or her) to give you the matching card from the table.


Santa Matching Game with Printables

Santa Matching Game with Printables


It’s so important to keep your kids educationally stimulated, even during the holidays. So, why not take the time to print out this Santa matching game and breakout the Christmas cookies and yummy hot chocolate? Remember, there’s never a bad time to promote learning fun!

Click on one of the photos to download the printable!


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Category: Christmas Crafts, Family, Ottawa

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Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. Lynda Cook says:

    Thanks for the printables, memory game is fun to play and the kids love these games!

  2. Calvin says:

    Matching games are fun for all ages, helps with memory. I like this

  3. Debbie White-Beattie says:

    This is a cute match up and I remember loving these things when I was a kid.

  4. Kristy Reid says:

    Thanks for these! Looking forward to playing this with the kiddos.

  5. Steph says:

    These would be perfect for my nieces this Christmas! I am unable to click on the photo to download/print…any suggestions?

  6. micheline says:

    Love match up card games, great for all ages especially seniors.

  7. Shirley P says:

    I love playing memory games

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