Types of games

  • Here is a list of the games we can play



    Miming actions (good for practicing present continuous)


    Word association(chalk-pencil….)

    Hang man

    Memory games (1st student “I went shopping” 2nd student “I went shopping and I bought a new bag” 3rd student “........”

    Spelling bee/chain spelling (a student is  asked to spell a name , the following student has to spell the name of another word starting with the final letter of the other student’s given word)

    Board games-Snakes and ladders

    Brain blast(names of flowers/cities/countries/ famous people and so on

    Problem solving


    Snakes and ladders

    Making sums with colours/numbers


    Crosswords- picture crosswords

    A secret message

    Odd one out(horse-bird-cat-car)

    Scrambled letters/syllables

    Add a letter ( bus-bush)


    Find the way/choose the right way


    Broken telephone/ Whispers

    Dice game ( students are asked to roll the dice  and say something about themselves according to the number they get- good to introduce themselves)

    What if..? What would you do if you were invisible?

    • Creative writing : divide the classroom into groups; each group of students will start writing a story. After 10 minutes, have students in each group change table and continue the story of the other group and so on until they run out ideas). Ask one student to read “their story” aloud.


    • Sentence Structure Games:  They have to rearrange the words so as to make a grammatically correct and meaningful sentence:

    • Hand out cards with parts of speech to your students. Tell them to put the cards on their shirts

    • Write down on the blackboard the sentence in italian.

    • Ask them to stand up and arrange themselves in order to translate the given sentence.



    • Forms
    • Hangman
    • Bingo
    • Tic Tac Toe
    • Stop the bus