Help kids learn and reinforce what they’ve been learning about simple machines with this fun, hands on simple machines memory game. This activity is perfect for Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students.
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FREE Simple Machines Game
Whether you are just are review a simple machines unit, are just starting a study, or are just giving your students a overview – this Simple Machines game is lots of fun for Kindergarten – 5th grade!
This is a very simple game that will help kids learn and review the six simple machines: wedge, wheel & axel, screws, inclined planes, levers, and pulleys.
A wide range of ages will enjoy this science game from Kindergarten – 5th grade students.
Included in the game are the following 4 cards about each of the six simple machines:
- Simple machine word & picture
- Real Word Example #1
- Real Word Example #2
- Print all 4 pages in color
- Laminate all 4 pages for durability (HINT: You will want to print on cardstock or put this page & a piece of construction paper back to back before you laminate to give your playing cards a colored, hard to see-through back)
- Cut apart the playing cards
How to Play
To play this game just shuffle cards and place in rows with the printed side face down. Play like memory where a player flips over two cards. If the cards have the same border color they are both information on the same simple machine – that’s a match! If you make a match you go again, if not it’s the next persons turn.
Continue taking turns until all the cards have been matched.
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