Winter Activities for Toddlers & Preschoolers — Snowflake Matching [With Free Printable!]

L has pretty much outgrown most picture matching works, so I decided to create a more complex set to provide a bit of a challenge.  I remembered that I had made a set of snowflake matching cards back when I was teaching, so I decided to recreate it for L.

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I found 12 distinct magnified photographs of snowflakes and printed them out in pairs.  I put one set of snowflakes on a dark blue backing and one on a light blue backing, and put them in two separate containers on a tray.  In my first presentation, I only laid out 8 of the dark blue snowflake cards, then asked her to match them with the correct light blue snowflake cards.  L studied each card intently before matching it until she had quickly matched each, so I put out the last four cards.

This matching work helps develop visual discrimination skills and allows for the discussion of tiny details and differences in the snowflakes.  It’s a great picture matching work for a toddler or preschooler who has already mastered simpler versions — and I’d love to share it with you!

These snowflake matching cards are available as a free printable for my email subscribers only!  To gain access to this and all of my other subscriber-only freebies, get on my email list HERE and I’ll send the link and password right over!

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