Recipes Tagged ‘camp

Level – Elementary and Up Objective – Depending on the level: Vocab. Building (Demographic Country Terms) Describing a Country Basic question formation Procedure – Begin the class by drawing a big map of your country on the board.  Put some cities in, roads, mountains, etc (This should take less than a minute).  Ask the class […]

   Foldables are a great way to make your lessons “active” and also more about fostering thinking skills. They can be of all sorts. Just start with a piece (or pieces) of paper and get the students folding and labeling.  Like HERE. They can be as elaborate as Accordion Books or as simple as a 4 […]

Kids love to draw! Use that interest to develop their English. This lesson recipe is my “go to” lesson. An idea which you can use at the last minute for almost any children’s class. Also a good lesson when unprepared or just plain tired/hungover! (it happens). Give each student a blank A4 piece of paper. […]

Arts and crafts are great for young learners. Get cooking and using these “real recipes” to create some clay and play dough for language learning. Get the students to challenge each other by moulding something while the others guess what it is! Or, create combination things to practice compound words “dog chair”  or a Bat […]

Top 5 was the first game I developed and the positive feedback I got from it, really keep me  motivated to make more games. Teachers loved its simplicity and students loved the competitive aspect. It also has a neat creative thinking skill aspect. 1.  Hand out the worksheet for each student. Put them in groups […]

Find more videos like this on EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 I am a BIG fan of not only teaching English but teaching thinking skills. We have to do both (and always spice with happiness!). This game really gets students thinking and you’ll be amazed at their creative minds and answers! 1.  Practice the song above, “One […]

Children, especially young boys, love cars! Pop up cars are great for talking about colors and car vocabulary. Get the children coloring their cars and then cut them out, fold and show and tell to the whole class! They will love their cars! Get the pop up cars on EFL Classroom 2.0 , here. The […]

This game is also known as 7 up. Select 4-5 students and give them a flashcard/picture. All other students put their heads down and one thumb up. The other students go around the classroom and gently squeeze one student’s thumb. They return to the front of the class. The student’s whose thumbs were squeezed stand […]

This is a fun way to teach English “physically”. Students spell words on the back of their partner who must guess what they wrote!  Also, do the same thing but this time, they write on the palm of their partner (who has their eyes closed). Also try Skywriting.  The teacher writes in the sky and […]

This is a variation of the famous “Telephone” game.  Write a word on a slip of paper and show it to a student. This student must whisper it to the second student. Then the second student must draw a picture of what he or she heard, and show it to the third student. The third […]


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