Free Classroom Objects Games and Activities for the ESL English Classroom

Fun Classroom Objects Theme Unit Vocabulary for Children in PreSchool, Nursery, Kindergarten, and International School Classrooms. Educational Resources Written, Tried and Tested by English Language Teachers Working With Students in Japan.
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  • 1. Labels


    Sticky Labels (Amazon #Ad)

    How to play

    Put clearly printed labels on everything in the classroom. Review each item every day.

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  • 2. Class vs Sensei ID Battle


    How to play

    Time: 5 minutes
    Receptive Language: ‘What’s this?’
    Productive Language: unit vocabulary

    Game Explanation: A quick warm-up / review. Sitting in front of the class with a stack of flash cards (you may want to include cards from previous months as well as the current month’s), demonstrate to the students that you will show them the cards one by one & that if any of the students can correctly identify the cards, the entire class scores a point, whereas if they cannot, you, the teacher, score a point.

    Continue until you’ve gone through the entire stack & have the students count the final scores with you.

  • 3. Touch And Point


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    How to play

    Time: 5-6 minutes
    Receptive Language: ‘Touch the ____’, ‘Point to the ___’, etc
    Productive Language: various
    Game Explanation: Call out an instruction (‘Touch the book,’ ‘Point to the window’, ‘Touch this bag’, etc) while touching or pointing to the object in question with the whole class until they get the idea. Gradually withdraw from the activity until you are only vaguely looking in the direction of the object you want the students to either touch or point to. Any students who touch or point to the wrong object are out (& if all the students manage to touch or point to the correct object, the last student to do so is out). Make sure they repeat the correct phrase (‘Touch the door!’, etc) after they’ve performed the action. repeat with the champion from the previous round calling out the instructions.


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