Scattagories for Kids!

Scattagories for Kids!

This version of Scattergories is designed especially for kids or lower level English learners. This simple no-prep warmer/cooler is a fun way to get students thinking in class. Simply choose a letter and then start the timer. Students have 2 minutes to think of a word for each of the eight categories.  The winning team is the group with the most answers!

 

How to use Scattagories for Kids!

How to play 

  1. To play scattergories, first, put students in teams or groups of 2 or 3. Each group will require a piece of paper to write down their answers.
  2. Next, click “choose” a letter. This is the letter that each word must start with for each category.
  3. When everyone is ready, click on “Start Timer”. Students have 120 seconds to try and think of a word for each category.
  4. When the time is up, the teams swap papers and check each other’s answers. The team with the most valid words in each category gets a point (giving a maximum of three points available each round).
  5. For subsequent rounds, repeat with a different starting letter.
  6. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins.

ESL Scattergories! – Want to play this game is higher level students? Try out other version of this game

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