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Making Pairs/Pelmanism Cards


Pairs cardsBasic items required


Matt laminate pouches if available



How to make

Print off sheets onto thin card.

Laminate and cut out.



Tips for making Pairs/Pelmanism Cards

Make sure the symbols demonstrate the correct meaning of the word

Laminating extends the life of the resources

Matt laminate reduces glare/reflection

Use old 'Break through' stands / folders for displaying and storing words

Pouches and storage bags are available from your local educational supplier. Partners sometimes have special offers

Keep master copies of resources for sharing with staff



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