Connect the thoughts starts as a matching game and ends as a thinking game as players collect cards that connect. Each player places one card face up, then races to find other cards with a matching image. Once kids have mastered this version, they switch from matching to making connections. Are they both birds? Do they have the same color? Do they start with the same letter? In both versions, The first player to line up five cards wins in this game that doubles as a kids game and a family game.