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Matching Worksheets

Updated on October 13, 2014

Match Up Worksheets of All Kinds!

Matching worksheets and printables can teach kids so much about their world.

The youngest children can learn their shapes and colors. As they grow, they will learn numbers, letters, words, same and different, and even more with matching worksheets. These printable lessons are perfect for teaching preschoolers or for reinforcing what kindergarteners are learning in school or at home.

Help children learn to think critically buy using reasoning skills and deduction with these matching worksheets. Playing a memory or concentration game, like that shown here, is another great way to build and reinforce matching skills.

Image courtesy of The Graphics Fairy

Shape Matching Printables - Help Kids Learn Shapes

Small kids can learn their shapes with these helpful tools.

Match the Shapes - Kids Will Gain Spatial Awareness

Sometimes hands-on toys are helpful in teaching tactile shapes like circles, ovals, squares, and more. These fun toys help kids learn about how things fit together and about shapes and sizes. These matching activities are also a great way to teach colors while playing and having fun.

What's Your Favorite Shape?

What's Your Favorite Shape?

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ABCs -- Letters - Alphabet Matching Games

Use these ABC matching games to teach kids their letters and how letters fit together to form words.

Match the Pictures Printables for Kids - Which Ones Are the Same?

Get kids thinking and reasoning with these fun printables. Take your kids learning a step further. Get them to think critically early on so they can truly learn throughout life.

Picture Matching Puzzles - For Hours of Fun

Let Curious George, the Cat in the Hat and Bingo make learning fun!


There are three kinds of men.

The one that learns by reading.

The few who learn by observation.

The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence

for themselves.

~ Will Rogers

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Find the Same Numbers - Use Matching Puzzles to Teach Kids Numerals

After kids master shapes, numbers might be a good next lesson. After all, numbers are simply shapes, aren't they? Working on recognizing the shapes of numbers is a great way to begin their early arithmetic knowledge.

Picture Words - Flash Cards to Reinforce Learning Sight Words

The English language is tough. Some words are just hard to learn because the way they are spelled doesn't actually make a lot of sense. Use sight word flash cards to teach kids these tricky words to get them moving along in reading and writing.

Learning and Flying

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance;

one cannot fly into flying.

~ Friedrich Nietzsche

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Matching Words that Rhymes - Rhyming Words

Are You a Fan of Memory - or other matching games?

Are You a Fan of Memory

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Affiliate Disclosure

This author, Peggy Hazelwood, participates in Amazon, eBay, All Posters, and other affiliate advertising programs. When you click an advertising link on this page and make a purchase, I receive a small percent of the sale. Thank you for reading this far!

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      6 years ago

      Nice lens! ~.~

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      Lorelei Cohen 

      6 years ago from Canada

      These games are so very familiar. I think we all grew up on them.


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