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6. Memory grid
Start with a 2×2 grid and four pictures that fit into each square, e.g. a tree, a rabbit, a hotdog, and a bike. Show the grid to your child for about ten seconds, then cover it.
Give your child a blank grid and four cards with the same four pictures. Ask your child to put the pictures onto the blank grid in the same order that they remember seeing them in on your grid. When your child is done, reveal your grid and check if the pictures are in the right order.
As your child gets better at this activity, increase the difficulty by increasing the size of the grid to 3×3, 4×4, 5×5, etc. You can also make it easier by using fewer pictures. For instance, you could have a 3×2 grid with four pictures placed in random positions and where two squares are left blank.
This activity trains the right brain’s imaging ability and helps to develop photographic memory. At least that’s what I think it does because the children are asked to take a picture of the grid with their minds.
There are also apps available for space memory activities: