Elementary School

School Level

Description: Aimed at elementary school students.

Top 5 activities
  • Code Breakers ALT reads a series of numbers and students must convert them to letters to figure out the secret word. 9
  • 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. 8
  • Hi, Friends 2! Review Board Game A bright and colorful boardgame that reviews the entirety of the Hi, Friends 2 textbook. 6
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet. 5
  • Foods from Around the World A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off traditional and famous foods from countries around the world. 5
Recent activities
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Small Talk

A dialogue modeled by the ALT and HRT or JTE and then mimicked by the students

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World Race

Students practice speaking English and countries' name while they move around the world.

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Ready For Speech

Make public speaking and introductions fun.

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Memory Round

Students listen to the subjects their classmates like to study and memorise.

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Castles

Students compete in rows to destroy magnetic castles and capture flags in a quiz style game.

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Time Hunters

Students travel around game board collecting times on their cards for various daily routine verbs.

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Guess The Number

Students have to try to guess a number from within a set range. The less guesses, the more the points.

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Totally Awesome Subjects and Days Game

This uses a 5 x 5 game to practice days and subjects

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Animal Jeopardy

Students practice saying various animals by choosing can't-be-seen cards from a Jeopardy-formatted chalkboard.

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Portrait (Funny Drawing Activity)

This activity can be used as a practice for "How many ~?" lesson. Students have a good laugh at their final outputs. Activity can be done by pair or small groups.

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My Sign Book

Students introduce themselves and collect signs from other members of the class

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STORY TIME

Three powerpoint stories for very young classes

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Shape Uno

Students play the famous UNO card game while practicing saying the names of ten shapes in English.

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Blindfold Direction

A blindfolded student is guided by his peers to his chosen destination.

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Cross it Out

A quick activity useful for practicing simple questions and answers. I usually use it for 'What's this?'

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Silhouette Quiz

Three variations. One quiz with three hints and random points, a second quiz with just silhouettes and a third quiz with people

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Drawing Challenge

A short activity for practicing simple be verb sentences

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Paper Airplane Introductions

Students read a self-introduction from one of their classmates, then the class guesses which student it's from.

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Magic Numbers

This card trick will leave your students breathless but it only works if they know how to spell numbers 1-10.

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Catch

Students practice imperatives by catching or not catching a tennis ball.

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Number Train

This listening activity is for helping students catch the difference between "teen" and "ty" at the end of numbers.

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Fast Touch

Students race to be the fastest to touch the body part explained by the ALT.

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Canada Quizzes

Three choice quizzes I use when first start at schools. Might be useful for other ALTs from Canada.

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Shapely Animals

Students draw animals using the shapes they are taught. This is a very easy and basic activity which teaches students to recognize shapes in animals.

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Alphabet Mistakes

Guess what letters are not correct and fix them.

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Pairs Janken Snake

This game helps students practice vocabulary or English sentences. It is a general game that can be used for ES or JHS lessons.

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Bananaman

Students go round asking their friends "Do you like bananas?" in order to find 8 hidden bananamen.

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I Spy

Children play a simplified version of "I Spy" while reviewing colours.

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After C

This is a simple alphabet order game where students must say what is before/after the letter you say.

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Parfait Buffet

Students get into groups and compete to make the most or best parfaits.

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A-E-I-O-U Bingo Song

While singing along to the Bingo song, students sing the English vowels and practice giving their self-introductions.

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Fruity Collection

Students walk around and exchange their picture cards with other students, with the goal of collecting many fruits that they like and giving away fruits that they don't like.

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Alphabet Order War

Students stategically play alphabet cards in hopes to gain the most cards.

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How Much Shopping

Students ask "How much is~?" to find out the prices of the items in this info gap activity.

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Animals Go Whacko

Students learn animal names, movements, and sounds through this educational and fun tag game. This is a slight variation of the 'Safe Zone' game.

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Eto

Students race to recall alphabet letters randomly written on the chalkboard.

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Body Alphabet

Students form letters of the alphabet using their bodies.

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What And Where

This game is similar to Go Fish, except a little more advanced. Students learn how to ask what and where questions while practicing animal and country names.

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Monster Drawing

Students use their knowledge of English colors, numbers, body parts, and shapes (optional) to draw a monster based upon the ALT's description.

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Super Mario Typhoon

Students review what was studied in the year with a fun, 48 question quiz based on Mario.


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