Go Togethers

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Go Togethers
Language - Language Foundation
LevelPrimary
Age3 +
PrerequisitesPicture Matching
Materialspairs of pictures that go together
small basket

In this activity the child matches cards with pictures of associated things.

Presentation

  1. Carry the basket to a mat. Place it in the upper right corner.
  2. Take one set of cards and line them up along the left side of the mat. If there are a large number of cards, use two columns.
  3. Match the second set of cards to the first.
  4. When putting the work away, be sure to randomize the cards within each set.

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

Material

  • Be sure that all of the pictures on the cards are familiar to today's children. I have seen sets of cards in modern classrooms in which children are supposed to match a picture of film to a picture of a camera, or match a record to a record player.