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© 2019 by Vicki Whiting, Editor Jeff Schinkel, Graphics Vol. 35, No. 24

Are you good at remembering things? Try the games on this page
to test and help improve your memory and concentration skills!
WHAT’S MISSING: Look closely at each top picture. Cover it. Then try to
draw what’s missing on the one below it.

Memorial Day is a day to remember the
people who have lost their lives to keep our
country safe while serving in the military.
Many businesses close on this holiday so that
people can spend time remembering those
who gave their lives for our freedom.
Do you have a family member who was a
veteran you like to remember?
(Name)
was my
remember him/her because

. I like to

Shuffle and spread all of the
cards out on a flat surface, face
down.
Players take turns choosing any
two cards. (A match is two cards
with the same number or face
card. For example, a two of
hearts and a two of clubs is a
match. Two Jacks are a match.)
If the cards match, then the
player keeps the cards and goes
again. If the cards don’t match,
turn the cards back over and
leave them in the same place.
Play until all the cards have
been picked up. The winner is
the person with the most pairs.

I remember the time we

DRAW A WORD: One player uses their finger to‘write’a word on the back
of the second player. The second player tries to identify the word. Players
switch positions and take turns being the‘writer’and guesser.

Play with a deck of 52 playing
cards.

Draw a
picture of the
person you
like to think
about and
remember
here.

Long car rides are a great time
to play memory games.
A classic memory game is
“I Went to the Store…”
Each person in the car takes
turns adding grocery items in
alphabetical order.
The first player says, “I went
to the store and I bought
APPLES.”
The next player says, “I went
to the store and I bought apples
and BANANAS.”

Tray Memory Game

Look at the objects on the tray. Then cover the tray with a piece of paper and
draw the objects you can remember on the tray on the right.
Variation: Play at HomeWith Real Objects
1. Placeseveralsmallitemsonatrayathomeandhaveafriendorfamilymembersaythenameofeachobject
outloudtorememberit.
2. Coverthetrayandaskthepersontotrytonamealltheobjectsonthetray.
3. Startwithjustafewobjects.Thenifthepersonremembersthemall,keepaddingmoreandplayingagain.

Select a photograph in the newspaper. Study
it for one minute. After one minute, cover the
photo and write down as many details about
the picture that you can remember. Repeat
with other photographs and challenge yourself
to remember one more detail each time.
Standards Link: Research: Use the newspaper to locate information.

Each player must repeat every
item on the list before adding an
item starting with the next letter
of the alphabet. It’s gets tricky!
“I went to the store and bought
apples, bananas, carrots, dog
food, eggs, fish…”
Can your family make it all the
way to the letter Z?
Standards Link: Reading Comprehension:
Follow multiple-step written directions.

Memory Builder

Read the word list a few times aloud. Then cover the list and see
how many of the words you can write down in column 1. Look
at the words again, cover them, and see how many you can write
in column 2. Can you remember them all by column 3?

Standards Link: Reading Comprehension: Follow multiple-step written directions.

the words in the puzzle.
MEMORIAL Find
How many of them can you
REMEMBER
find on this page?
OBJECTS
C R O E V O R P M I
IMPROVE
N E S H C M E R N T
WINNER
R N T C A E E C A F
CARDS
MATCH
S N C T T M I S L Y
GAMES
E I E A E O D A A C
COVER
M W J M Y R T R D O
PLACE
A O B N A I T U M V
PLAY
FACE
G E O C L A O E M E
TRAY
R O R Y P L A C E R
FLAT
Standards Link: Letter sequencing. Recongized identical
LOUD
words. Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns.

This week’s word:

CONCENTRATION
The noun concentration
means giving close mental
attention to a subject.

The noisy dogs barking
outside disturbed my
concentration as I worked
on my science project.
Try to use the word
concentration in a sentence
today when talking with
your friends and family.

Always Remembered

Standards Link: Research: Use the newspaper to locate info.

ANSWER: Because he forgot how to spell!

Look through the newspaper for a person that
you think people should always remember.
Write a letter to the editor of the newspaper
explaining why this person should be
remembered.

What will you remember
most about this school year?
Write about it!

NIE SpoNSorS

Rotary Club of Hanford Sunset

Suzanne Marienau
Cardoza, O.D.

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