Bingo

Bingo can be played easily with whiteboards or scrap paper and can be adapted to any topic, although it’s most commonly played with numbers. One...

Artist rumour

Six children go outside. A word (related to last weeks vocabulary?) is written on the board. One of the children comes back in, reads the...

Counting game

Let’s see how far the class can count in French. The difficult (fun) part is that only one child is allowed to say a number...

Simon says

Great to practise action vocabulary or classroom instructions in language class. Instructions like “Stand up”, “Sit down”, “raise your hands”, “touch your nose”, “hold up...

Pantomime

One child in the front has to act out one of the vocabulary words (for example an animal, an action, depending on the latest topics)....

Truth or Lie

Facts are read to the children. They then decide if it’s true or false. True: They go and stand on the right side of the...

Quiz

Like a quiz night. The children play in small teams of four to eight. Questions are asked and they have to come up with the...

Categories

The German game “Stadt – Land – Fluss”: It works with any category, but the traditional categories to start with are name, plant, animal and...

Human game of pairs

Material needed: none Time needed: 10-15 minutes Two children leave the classroom. The other children choose a partner. They agree on a certain sound or...