A few years ago I shared my Family PHOTO MEMORY GAME.  It was a huge hit and a great Christmas present for my little ones.  I wanted to share this again for a great gift idea!  Now that we have two more members of our family…it is time to make another one.  I am thinking of using metal juice tops or circle chipboards for the next set…I will post when I make it!  My kids have played this over and over again and they love looking at past photos!

 Here are the instructions for any of you who want to give it a try.
Things you’ll need:
-Bazzill chipboard squares, (2 inch)-you can find them online or at most craft stores
They come in packs of 20 and I used 2 packs-so I had 20 pairs of photos.
-20 photos-2 of each printed 2×2 inches.
-Scrapbook paper for the back-digi paper is best to print and use because you need the
backs to look exactly the same. I just cropped this polka-dot digi paper and printed
40 2×2 inch squares.
-glue stick, or some form of adhesive and Mod-Podge (what would we do without Mod-Podge!)
1. Print your photos and digi paper or cut out squares from scrapbook paper for backs. I added a frame to my photos and a grunge frame to the back paper.
2. Glue both sides with adhesive.
3. Mod-Podge over the photos and back paper. I did one side of all and then let them dry for about 30 minutes or so and then mod-podged the other side.

Next step is to find a fun way to store your photo memory game. There are a lot of ways to do this, but I found this tin box with a lid at Robert’s Crafts. I added some paper, ribbon and a little family photo. Loved making this!

 And for another great photo gift idea, Peek back at Brooke’s PHOTO GO FISH GAME!  I LOVE it…definitely on my list of “to make.”


  1. Such a cute idea! Not sure I’m going to have time to add another gift to my list of projects for this year, but it’s on my list for the future! Thanks!

  2. CUTE! CUTE! CUTE! Close to My Heart sells a Memory Game box that you can decorate as you please. Comes with 24 3×3 chipboard squares in its own little box that has a magnetic closure (just $9.95 US). I made mine into an Advent activity box.

  3. I love this idea!! So cute!


  4. Sandy Magnussen Says: December 8, 2011 at 7:09 am

    These are adorable and I think my two year old will love! QUESTION: How do you print your 2 x 2 pictures. Thanks!

  5. Sandy Magnussen Says: December 8, 2011 at 7:10 am

    Sorry, just want to clarify above question. How do you re-size your pictures to print 2 x 2?

  6. Where do you get the BAzzill? Do you have any website suggestions or stores. I have been looking but can’t find the size 2×2

  7. Where do you get your 2 X 2 chipboard squares? Have not been able to find them.

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