PASS THE CHICKEN! The prop is the most important element to this game : ) To begin, all students sit in a circle. Select one person to be IT. That person holds the rubber chicken. The teacher or a “caller” says to the person holding the chicken, “Name five animals. Pass the chicken!” As soon […]
I was reminded of this game while watching an excellent Korean teacher’s English lesson this week. Pass the Paper (Snowball). Students in groups pass around a piece of paper while music plays. When it stops, whoever has the paper must answer the question or do a specific task. In this game – finish the Christmas […]
Soccer is an international game and all kids are crazy about it – even girls! Whiteboard soccer is a great way to make review and quizzes fun. Draw a soccer pitch on the board. A magnet will be the ball. Divide the class into two teams. If you want to do it all the […]
BAAM is a game I made after a lot of thought. Many teachers told me that they were frustrated when playing games – only the high level students answered and were involved! So I came up with BAAM and without a doubt, all students will remain engaged. There are many types already made to practice […]
Jeopardy is a great way to review your student learning and to motivate your students. Also a good game for a camp or a class that likes competition. If you have a computer, use many of the games/templates on EFL Classroom 2.0. (Also go to the bottom of the Games page for flash jeopardy games). […]
Fling the Teacher is a great game. Created by Andrew Field, a history teacher, you can download the generator on the games page of EFL Classroom and make your own game for reviewing your lessons. Students love the game and try one out HERE or on the games page. You’ll love it. Please upload your […]
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