Let the children's creativity go wild! Usually I'm the one that does the creating, but this week I decided to let them design their own game boards, and it was wonderful! I was surprised how much the kids liked this activity, and the vocabulary that they needed for the games was practical, high-use words and … Continue reading make your own board game
10 games to play with little English learners
I play a lot of games with my English students. Currently they range in age from three to eight years old, and most all of these games work for this age group.
What did your Pirate eat for Dinner last Night?
(may contain affiliate links) "My pirate ate gummy bears for dinner last night!" As an introduction to past tense irregular verbs we played a hilarious game which I have titled What did your Pirate eat for Dinner last Night. When I say "hilarious" what I actually mean is that my little students (age 6 and … Continue reading What did your Pirate eat for Dinner last Night?
I’d like to order a pizza, please
This is a great game to play at home with parents, nanny or grandparents. You might call it the "English Pizza" game.
Teaching vocabulary through games
Teaching new vocabulary through games is my favourite way to expand vocabulary in little learners' minds!