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ESL Halloween Game: What's In The Box

ESL Halloween Game: What’s In The Box

ESL Halloween Game: What’s In The Box is a classic Halloween game that can be used to engage young learners on the theme of Halloween. Watch the video to see how to prepare this activity and below the video, you will find some suggestions of what you can put inside the box.


Some ideas of what you can include in the box:

Brains: Cooked Spaghetti (after cooking drain it, pour it in a bowl then refrigerate it so it will stick together), Boiled cauliflower head, cold oatmeal

Dead Hand: Rubber glove filled with flour

Dead Skin: Banana peel, smashed up boiled egg whites

Ears (witches, werewolf): Dried apricots

Eyeballs: Peeled grapes, olives

Fingers: Microwaved hotdogs cut in half, small whole pickles, thin carrots

Fingernails: Almonds, sunflower seed shells, pumpkin seeds

Guts: Canned spinach

Heart: Peeled can tomato

Nose: mushrooms

Skeleton Pieces: Cleaned chicken bones

Teeth (dead man’s, witches): unpopped popcorn, uncooked elbow macaroni

Witch Hair: Corn husks, steel wool

Worms: Cooked spaghetti with a little oil

Spiders: Pipe cleaners twisted together in the shape of a spider

More Halloween Activities
Check out our other Halloween activities for young learners, teens and adults!

Trick or Treat – is a fun activity for young learners where they draw cards and get treats or tricks!

Halloween Guess Who – in this activity, young learners act like monsters helping them consolidate new monster vocabulary.

Zombie Apocalypse – is a fun speaking activity for teens where they discuss how they would survive the zombie apocalypse.

Halloween Family Fortunes – Ideal for teens and adults and even young learners to practice Halloween vocabulary.

Halloween Idioms – Ideal for teens and adults.

Halloween True or False Quiz – This activity is perfect for teens and adults (lower-intermediate +)

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ESL Halloween Game: Monster Parade

Monster parade is a simple Halloween activity for young learners. This is a great way to follow-up new monster vocabulary in a fun and interactive way to get students moving.

 

More Halloween Activities
Check out our other Halloween activities for young leaners, teens and adults!

Trick or Treat – is a fun activity for young learners where they draw cards and get treats or tricks!

Halloween Guess Who – in this activity, young learners act like monsters helping them consolidate new monster vocabulary.

Zombie Apocalypse – is a fun speaking activity for teens where they discuss how they would survive the zombie apocalypse.

Halloween Family Fortunes – Ideal for teens and adults and even young learners to practice Halloween vocabulary.

Halloween Idioms – Ideal for teens and adults.

Halloween True or False Quiz – This activity is perfect for teens and adults (lower-intermediate +)

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ESL Halloween Game Guess who

ESL Halloween game guess who is a fun Halloween activity to get students writing and speaking about different Halloween monsters and goblins. Watch the video below for details on how to use this activity in class. As always enjoy and have fun!


More Halloween Activities
Check out our other Halloween activities for young leaners, teens and adults!

Trick or Treat – is a fun activity for young learners where they draw cards and get treats or tricks!

Zombie Apocalypse – is a fun speaking activity for teens where they discuss how they would survive the zombie apocalypse.

Halloween Family Fortunes – Ideal for teens and adults and even young learners to practice Halloween vocabulary.

Halloween Idioms – Ideal for teens and adults.

Halloween True or False Quiz – This activity is perfect for teens and adults (lower-intermediate +)

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ESL Halloween True or False

ESL Halloween True or False

ESL Halloween True or False is a fun activity for teens and adults to practice vocabulary and encourage discussion on the topic of Halloween while learning some interesting facts about this holiday.

This activity requires no preparation. Below you will find a pre-prepared presentation with 9 true or false questions about Halloween. Pictures of vocabulary that may be difficult for students are included in the presentation to help students with understanding any vocabulary they may not know.

Maximise this activity by getting students speaking and discussing their opinions. As always, enjoy and have fun!

Level: Teens and adults (pre-intermediate and above)

Time: 15 – 20 minutes

Language Aims: Discussing, agreeing and disagreeing, learning Halloween vocabulary.

Materials: Powerpoint Presentation (below), projector in your classroom.

Procedure:

  1. First, get students into groups of 2, 3 or 4 depending on the size of the class.
  2. For each question, the teams must decide if the answer to the question is true or false. If they are correct they are awarded a point.
  3. The team who gets the most correct answers wins the game.

More Halloween Activities
Check out our other Halloween activities for young learners, teens and adults!

Trick or Treat – is a fun activity for young learners where they draw cards and get treats or tricks!

Zombie Apocalypse – is a fun speaking activity for teens where they discuss how they would survive the zombie apocalypse.

Halloween Family Fortunes – Ideal for teens and adults and even young learners to practice Halloween vocabulary.

Halloween Idioms – Ideal for teens and adults.

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Halloween Family Fortunes Quiz

Halloween Family Fortunes QuizThis activity is a Halloween version of Family Fortunes (Family Feud in America), the popular quiz show. Halloween Family fortunes quiz is a fun simple game to practice Halloween vocabulary with young learners, teens and even adult groups.

As in the original programme, people have been asked a number of questions. Their answers have been ranked 1 – 6. Students, in teams, must guess what they think the answers will be and  they are then awarded the points if they are correct.

Activity Time:  15 – 20 mins +
Materials required: PowerPoint Presentation click here
Number of students: 2 +
Skills practiced: Listening, speaking and Vocabulary.
Level: A2 +

Method:

1. Tell students the question. In their groups they guess what words are on the list. They are awarded the points if they are correct.

 

Find more Halloween activities here:

Halloween Trick or Treat – Ideal for teens and young learners

Zombie Apocalypse – Ideal for teens (Speaking and discussing opinion)

Halloween Idioms – Ideal for teens and adults. (Vocabulary, speaking and discussing  meaning)

Halloween True or False – Great for teens and adults (lower-intermediate +) (Vocabulary, speaking decision making)