Category Archives: "ESL Games for children"

ESL Tongue Twister Race
4 Dec, 2018

ESL Tongue Twister Race

Tongue Twister Race is a fun activity for young learners. In this activity you need to choose a tongue twister. It’s best to choose a tongue twister that practices words your students have difficulty with. You can find a list of tongue twisters here to practice with your students.  To play, first students practice a tongue […]

esl game pass the marker
20 Nov, 2018

ESL Game: Pass the Marker

Pass the marker is a fun activity that just requires a marker and a whiteboard. In this activity, students form two lines in front of the board. Starting from the back of the line the first students say a word and then the next student. The student last in the line must repeat all the words […]

4 Sep, 2018

ESL Energiser: Would You Rather

Would You Rather is a fun energiser that can be a great way to refresh your students when they need a break. In this activity, one side of the room means the first option and the other means side means the other option. The teacher or student asks a ‘would you rather’ question, such as […]

31 Jul, 2018

ESL Game: Eleven

Eleven  is a fun warmer or cooler for young learners. In this activity students practice counting to eleven. Students sit in a circle and count to eleven with one student saying one number at a time. Whichever student counts eleven is out. The next round starts with the person to the left of the person […]

ESL Game Monkey in the Middle
28 Jun, 2018

ESL Game: Monkey in the Middle

Monkey in the Middle is a fun group activity for young learners which helps students to practice and review vocabulary of different categories. In this activity, students have to say words from a given category while trying the pass the ball without the students in the middle getting the ball.  Activity time: 10 minutes Materials […]