1. Parenting
Send to a Friend via Email

Cranium's Sounds of the Seashore Memory Matching Game (For Ages 3+)

About.com Rating 3 Star Rating

By

The Bottom Line

Cranium's Sounds of the Seashore is a memory game with a slight difference - it's an electronic memory game meant for young kids 3 and up. The twist in the memory game is that it involves listening to sounds and finding the matching card which corresponds to the sound. Sounds of the Seashore is entertaining and promotes memory matching skills and listening skills. Overall, Cranium's Sounds is unique, fun and entertaining, not to mention educational too.

Pros

  • Cranium's new memory game combines tradition and electronics
  • Sounds of the Seashore promotes memory matching skills and listening skills
  • Preschoolers like listening to the various seashore sounds

Cons

  • There's no volume control button anywhere on the shell
  • Batteries are not included

Description

  • The memory game consists of a musical talking seashell, tokens and game card
  • The aim of the game is to hear the different sounds, and match up the cards to the sounds
  • Commonly seen sea based characters like crabs, dolphins, seals etc are present
  • The memory game is fairly simple, but there is an advanced version
  • Preschoolers can follow the game easily and they like the electronic component

Guide Review - Cranium's Sounds of the Seashore Memory Matching Game (For Ages 3+)

Cranium's Sounds of the Seashore is an ideal memory game for preschoolers. It's different from the other memory games because Cranium has very nicely introduced an electronic component within the game. An electronic talking and musical seashell mounted on a base provides the entertainment needed to perk up the memory matching game.

There are two versions with a slight difference which can be played, the basic version is meant for preschoolers around the ages of 3. Kids delight in lifting up the seashell and listening to the seashore sounds and then trying to find the appropriate match. The memory matching component is great for building up memory skills, and the listening component sharpens up their observation powers. Overall, Cranium's Sounds of the Seashore is a simple game, well suited for preschoolers, as they can easily follow the game.

  1. About.com
  2. Parenting
  3. Toys
  4. Games
  5. Cranium's Sounds of the Seashore Memory Game

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.