Category Archives: "esl games for kids"

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 […]

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 […]

ESL Game_ Blind Speed Spelling
14 Jun, 2018

ESL Game: Blind Speed Spelling

Blind Speed Spelling is a very simple game that is effective for learning and practicing spelling. This activity is great fun for young learners and is a fun way to practice spelling at the end of class. Activity time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials required: Blindfolds, whiteboard marker or chalk, whiteboard/Chalkboard Skills practiced: Spelling. Level: Young learners – […]

ESL Odd One Out online Game Movers Cambridge
9 Feb, 2018

ESL Odd One Out

ESL Odd One Out is an online game that is a great way to practice vocabulary and speaking with young learners. This activity is great to help students practice for the Cambridge Movers exam. In total there are 8 rounds with 3 sets of pictures in each round. Age/Level: Young Learners (Cambridge Movers) Time: Varies depends on needs […]