• 24 pairs of illustrated idioms (literal and figurative meanings)
  • Score Sheet
  • Optional back of cards design



  • Hold your horses
  • Under the weather
  • Let the cat out of the bag
  • Run out of steam
  • Have a ball
  • Tie the knot
  • Hit the books
  • Wake up on the wrong side of the bed
  • Night owl
  • Nailed it!
  • Bite your tongue!
  • Raining cats and dogs
  • Bring home the bacon
  • Teacher's pet
  • Hit the hay
  • Get off my back!
  • Have butterflies in your stomach
  • Cut someone down
  • Be a wet blanket
  • Have a short fuse
  • Be on pins and needles
  • Be a couch potato
  • Be in hot water
  • Be over the moon



Print pages 4 - 1 1 double-sided with page 12 (back of cards design), if desired, and laminate for durability.

Use deck of cards for drill or Memory Match-style game.

Idioms Match Up!