Category Archives: "ESL young learner games"

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 […]

ESL Game Beat the Clock
4 Dec, 2017

ESL Game Beat the Clock

Beat the Clock is a simple ESL game to play with young learners. In this game, students need to organise flashcards into the correct order as quickly as possible. The student who organises the flashcards the quickest is the winner! This game is great for days of week, months of the year, seasons or any […]

ESL Game Close Your Eyes
7 Nov, 2017

ESL Game Close Your Eyes

ESL Game Close Your Eyes is a simple game for young learners to practice speaking on a number of topics. It is a simple way to practice vocabulary and descriptions for clothes, colours, classroom objects, flash cards or any target language can be used. Method  First, choose a student and tell the student, “Look at […]

ESL Game Alphabet Race
18 Sep, 2017

ESL Game: Alphabet Race

Alphabet Race is a great game to practice the alphabet with young learners. This is a great activity to warm up students or cool down at the end of class. This is a simple no-prep activity to practice the alphabet with young learners.

12 Jun, 2015

5 Flashcard Games for young learners

This post looks at 5 flashcard games for young learners. These activities are a great way to practice vocabulary and speaking with young learners .         1.  Flashcard Story Give students some flashcards in pairs. Get students to invent a simple story using the flashcards. The students tell the other students in […]