Elementary School

In Japan, Elementary School consists of 6 grades with students' ages ranging from about 6 to 12. The frequency and level of English classes might differ a lot from area to area. English will become a full subject for grades 5 and 6 in 2020. Elementary classes usually center on speaking.

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Ghost Leg

Students practice the alphabet by playing a bingo game based on "amida kuji," which means "ghost leg."

Who is Sazae's brother?

Students race to find the correct Sazae-san family member based on questions asked by the ALT.

Hot Seat

Students learn to familiarise themselves with numbers by running to sit in the correct chair.

Sum It Up

Students draw cards and say the number written. They then say the sum of the cards drawn.

Quick Draw

Students race to be the first person to 'shoot' their opponent's card in order to steal it.


Uso means lie. Students choose objects they don't like and try to make their partner believe they do like it.

Erasing The Phonic

This is a fast-paced game where the students listen, write and then erase.

Dont Guess The Number

A number guessing game where students try NOT to get the correct number. Reviews 0-100. (or any other range)

Alphabet Dice

A fun activity to reinforce memory of the alphabet.


If it looks like ROBOTS ATTACK THE WORLD. That's because it pretty much is.

Country Matching Card Game and Quiz

This is a powerpoint quiz meant as a lead in for a concentration style card game.

Almost Pokemon Battle Game

This is a write and race activity the students play in groups.

Phonics Worksheets and Presentations

This is a collection of phonics worksheets and a few presentations I've used over the last two years.

ABC and abc Window Game

The students pick which windows to open and try to guess the hidden letter

Tsum Tsum Character Writing Game

The main game has the students write about various characters, people or animals

Teacher Can You~?

Basic Interview the ALT and JTE to get Yes or No answers to Can you~~ questions.

Hi Friends 2! Lesson 6 What Time Do You Get Up

A board game to practice telling the time and saying parts of their daily routine.

Christmas Blast Power Point Game

This is a template that I made that can be filled in to make a review game for almost anything. Since the questions are able to be customized, this power point can work at any level.

Super Mario Christmas Blast

A fun Christmas Mario-themed quiz game, where teams battle each other in a test of knowledge! Built off the original Super Mario Typhoon by Alexander Grant.

Karuta Collection

A collection of 12 word files with different Karuta cards.


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