Memory Cards

Page last updated: 18 December 2013

 Memory Cards brochure (PDF 9.6 MB)

This resource has been designed and produced by the Australian Government as part of the national campaign to increase awareness of ear disease and hearing loss in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

This memory card game has been created for young children to learn about the importance of ear health. This game is designed to provide you with a fun tool to discuss the key message of ear health.

With healthy ears you can listen to family stories.

With healthy ears you will feel good.

Get your ears checked regularly by a health worker, nurse or doctor.

If your nose has a cold, your ears get sick too.

Ear disease symptom

  • signs of a cold.
  • pain in the ear.
  • runny fluid or pus from ear.
  • fever
  • can’t hear properly.
  • not eating.
  • diarrhoea or vomiting.

You can have ear disease with no symptoms

Blow your nose and put the tissue in the bin.

Wash your hands.

Eat healthy food.

Don’t stick anything in your ear.

Ear disease can lead to loss of hearing.

Ear disease can lead to loss of hearing.

With healthy ears you can play sport.

With healthy ears you can listen to music.

An ear check does not hurt.