Who took the…?

Age: Any Skill level: Beginner (U) –> Intermediate (U) Class size: Equal to or greater than 8. Larger class size,  use more items, eg. for 30 students use at least 3 bells/items, if not 5. This game is great to for recognizing items and asking phrases similar to “Do you have ____?”, “Yes, I have ______ / No, I do…

Name Game

Age: kids probably at or below 8 years old. Skill level: Beginner (L) to Intermeddiate (U). Class size: Less than 20. A great introductory game for kids. This game was taught to me by a superior who does not wish to be named. The point of this game is to let the kids have fun with you (their teacher) and…

Varied Hangman

Nowadays hangman is a little frowned upon for kids as it is a little dark. And we are calling it hangman just to refer to a game where the students guess letters to fill in the blank, as we think it is a well understood game idea. There are plenty of variations you can play, they just have to have…

Battleships with twists

Everyone know’s the games battleships. We can play the same, however make it a little more exciting. Simple Rules: Explain the game first, they can guess a square to fire in, and if they get hit their ship is injured. The ship sinks if it is hit on all of it’s squares. Student’s will get some time to choose the…

Grammar Casino

Nothing like the thrill of betting it all on your beliefs to win it all! This game is very versatile and although it is usually used for grammar, you can definitely modify it to suit a range of topics! Warning: may need some prep time. Simple Rules: In pairs or in teams, students can read a word, sentence, or series…

Grammar Auction

This game is versatile and can be modified for varying levels and grammar targets. It is quite fun due to the idea, of students correcting mistakes in order to earn money. If you can add some buyable powerups or trophies with the money, we are sure it could be even more fun! Let loose your imagination! Simple Rules: Students work…

Shark Game

How we play: It’s exactly how hangman game works. However, it’s children we’re working with. Don’t kill innocent people! Hence the shark. What you need is white(black)board, marker(chalk for blackboard) and magnet(s). Draw a 3~5 steps stairs, and a very scary shark. Right hand side is top then down to left hand side. Put the magnets on top of the…