Board Games

  • 10 Step Board Game   The Ten Step Board is a challenge activity for students. It can be used in pairs or groups of four. Students begin on start. Students must complete 10 activities to move down to the finish line. This could be speaking 10 sentences, answering 10 questions, naming 10 flashcards, or reading ten books. The possibilities ...
  • Act It Out Game and Cards The Act it Out board game is designed to be used with any type of card that corresponds to an action or emotion that can be acted. This works very well with verbs, adjectives, and feelings. These Act it Out cards are designed for the Act it Out board game. Using these cards students ...
  • Bingo Game (Need Have Want) This is a Bingo game to help students practice using Need, Have, and Want in sentences. This is a great after-school activity, or good review for high beginner EFL/ESL students.  
  • Bingo Grid This is a bingo game board grid that can be used with any cards that students are using for bingo. I like to laminate these grid cards for multiple uses. Laminating also makes it possible to write on the cards. This allows teachers to have students create their own bingo games on the fly. Using ...
  • Circle World Board Game The Circle World  board is designed to be used with various cards. This is a game board where students take a card and then use the card based on instructions from the teacher. This works well as a practice activity for reviewing vocabulary meaning. This can also be used to review structure by having student ...
  • Clue Trivia Cards This is a trivia card game for EFL/ESL students using a series of five graduated clues. These cards can be used with any of the board games with card slots, or used separately without a board game. To use the cards have students pick one. The student holding the card reads the clues until a listener ...
  • Emergency and Accident Cards These cards contain pictures of emergency situations or accidents that are useful for intermediate and upper intermediate EFL/ESL learners. To use these cards teachers can have students work in groups. With this set the teacher has several options. the cards can be used for a flash card activity to have students recall the vocabulary that ...
  • Feelings Matching Cards These cards contain pictures of feelings vocabulary in a comic form and in a picture form that are useful for intermediate and upper intermediate EFL/ESL learners. To use these cards teachers can have students work in groups. With this set the teacher has several options. the cards can be used for a flash card activity ...
  • Five Senses Cards These cards contain pictures of actions that demonstrate the five senses and are useful for intermediate and upper intermediate EFL/ESL learners. To use these cards teachers can have students work in groups. With this set the teacher has several options. the cards can be used for a flash card activity to have students recall the ...
  • Grammar Man The grammar man game is a Grammar Board game. In this game students use basic word cards. The basic cards have various nouns or situations. On the Now and Before boxes, place cards with verbs. Students use the verbs to create sentences in the correct tense.  
  • Hobbies Verbs Game Cards These cards contain pictures of hobbies with scaffolded sentences for beginning or pre-intermediate EFL/ESL learners. These cards can be cut out and placed on any board of the board game boards that have cards slots. When students land on the take a card students complete the sentence using vocabulary from the class. This is excellent ...
  • Hobby Time The hobby game is an action game. As students move through the board game they must read the hobby and then preform an action related to the hobby. This game is designed to help students retain hobbies and nouns and verbs related to hobbies through the use of kinesthetic activities in interpersonal game play.   ...
  • Japan vs Korea Game with Cards This is a board game for Japan v.s. Korea. This game is designed to encourage student to apply knowledge about Japan and Korea in a soccer style match up. Students choose which country to start in. They must race to the other side of the board by answering questions about Korea and Japan. This game ...
  • Like Don’t Like Board Game The Like/Don’t Like board is designed to be used with various cards. This game encourages students to state an opinion. It can be used with colors, shapes, animals, foods, or places. When using with older students as the class to give details for preferences. For Example: “I don’t like bananas because I don’t like the ...
  • Making Requests Things Cards These are riddle type cards for helping students express request. These cards are suitable for pre-intermediate or intermediate level EFL/ESL learners. These cards an be cut up to work with. Students read the question and must determine what to ask for using the appropriate requesting phrase. For example “May I have, Do you have, May ...
  • Pollution and the Environment Board Game This is an English for Specific purposes activity designed for intermediate or advanced EFL/ESL learners to discuss and relate information about environmental pollution. This game has students relate knowledge about the environment and how to help the environment. This global awareness game can be used as a review activity for a class that has been ...
  • Race Board The Racer Board is a simple racing board for two to four players. Students start on start and move towards finish by completing tasks. Tasks can include answering questions, using flashcards, reading specific information, or working on parts of a team project with friends.
  • Slip and Slide Board Game The Slip and Slide board is designed to be used with various cards. This is a game board where students take a card and then use the card based on instructions from the teacher. This works well as a practice activity for reviewing vocabulary meaning. This can also be used to review structure by having ...
  • Snakes and Ladder Modified Board The Snakes and Ladders board is a modified Snakes and Ladder board designed to be used with cards. As students work through the board they stop and use the cards to answer questions, makes sentences, or complete actions and tasks.
  • Soccer Game Board In my quest to uncover hidden gems on my website, I also found this soccer game board. This board was designed for use with different question and answer types cards. Clue cards and the soccer cards here would be great. You could also have students design their own trivia cards for use with the game. ...
  • Watch Out Game Board This has to be one of my favorite game boards, ever, and I just realized I had not shared it on my site. It’s been hiding out in the file directory preventing the world from having it. So here you go, world, Watch Out, for the Watch Out game board. This game board works great with ...