Leprechaun Hat Memory

This activity was really fun to do with the boys, and also a fun way to practice memory skills. 
First, using felt, I cut out the shapes shown below--green hat, black strip, yellow buckle, green shamrock. (You could also use construction paper):

I put the shapes on the hat and had the boys look at it. 
Then I took the shapes off and they tried to put the shapes back on the way they had seen. 
Below are some of the various ways I placed the shapes.

I was especially surprised at how well LB(2) performed this task. It was a fun and easy way to practice memory skills.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Back to School Apple Crafts for Kids

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