It’s Fall! And as a fun fall activity for your preschooler, I’ve created a printable pumpkin faces matching game.

It's Fall! And as a fun little game for your preschooler, I've created a fun little printable pumpkin faces matching game.Clip art from Pigknit on Etsy.

Printable Pumpkin Faces Matching Game

Matching games are great for preschoolers because they learn important memory skills. But my kids always lose the pieces to the memory games we have owned. That is why I love printable matching games, because you can use them for a time or two and then recycle them when you’re done.

Preschoolers are also learning what facial expressions mean too. As you are playing the memory game, you can also discuss the pumpkins facial expressions in the pictures.

Pumpkin Faces in the matching game:

  • Laughing
  • Happy
  • Smiling
  • Worried
  • Sad
  • Big smile

As you turn over the pieces, ask your preschooler what each expression means. What do they think each pumpkin is feeling?

How to Play:

Step 1 – Print out the matching game by clicking on this link and downloading the file to your computer. Print it out in color on your local printer.

Step 2 – Cut out the pieces along the dotted lines. You can even use this as a scissor practice opportunity with your preschooler, or cut out the pieces for them.

Step 3 – Turn all the pieces over on a flat service, so you can’t see the faces.

Step 4 – Turn over one piece to reveal a face. Turn over a second piece to try to find it’s match.

Step 5 – Take turns until all the faces have been matched.

It's Fall! And as a fun little game for your preschooler, I've created a fun little printable pumpkin faces matching game.

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I also created a Valentine’s day free printable matching game you might like.

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4 Comments on Printable Pumpkin Faces Matching Game & Other Fun Fall Activities for Kids

  1. JoAnn Currier
    September 14, 2016 at 6:57 pm (9 months ago)

    So cute. I think I will try this with our Sr group. It will be a nice change for them.

    Reply
    • Kristen Miller
      September 14, 2016 at 10:38 pm (9 months ago)

      What a great idea! I hope they like it.

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    • Kristen Miller
      October 27, 2015 at 7:57 pm (2 years ago)

      Thanks!

      Reply

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