Teaching English Games Blog

boy playing development game at kindergarten

Children aged 4-6 are: new to school, cannot analyze language yet, have limited motor skills, have limited reading and writing skills in L1, don't see any reason to learn English, and learn holistically.

Brave New World

It is quite a challenge for a small child to...

29 Nov Shelley Vernon No Comments
photo of memory game cards

This speaking game is called "Find the Pairs Memory Game". It's also known as Pelmanism, Match Match, Match Up, Memory, Shinkei-suijaku and Pexeso. Use this in small groups or for one to one, to teach your pupil vocabulary and sentences. It's a classic game and I used to love...

24 Nov Shelley Vernon No Comments
christmas carol singers in front of a house

Around November time teachers often ask me for lesson ideas with a Christmas theme. From my resources, there is a Christmas story, Christmas songs and Christmas skits. Details below...

Firstly, I do sell a Christmas story for young children, from age 3 up to about age 8. It comes with a...

20 Nov Shelley Vernon 4 Comments
listening skills game teaching vocabulary running around the garden with a scarf

This useful easy game is great fun one to one. (If you are teaching groups not 1:1, click here for the group version .) In the photo above, Anna and I are holding a scarf - you may use a rope...

18 Nov Shelley Vernon No Comments

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