26th May 2018

I use Minute to Win It for end of the year fun but they are perfect to use as a reward, a celebration, a brain break, or anytime that everyone needs a good laugh! It is probably one of the funniest […]

19th Mar 2018

The year is wrapping up quickly so I thought I’d post my favorite fun things to do on the last day of school! As the school year winds down, it is sometimes difficult to keep teaching to the last minute […]

10th Dec 2017

This game is based off of the game BOGGLE in which players attempt to find words in sequences of adjacent letters. The purpose of the game is to discover as many words as possible within a jumbled square of twenty […]

14th Oct 2017

The holiday season is coming, beginning with Halloween so I thought I’d share classroom activities that I do as well as some games which really got the kids jumping up and down! As a middle school teacher, I always look […]

1st Oct 2017

When it comes to classroom speaking activities, I try to give emphasis to real-life situation, authentic activities and meaningful tasks to promote communication. To develop this productive skill, students need intensive and constant practice. But unlike other macro skills such as […]

15th Sep 2017

We all understand the importance of leading in a topic and making sure that students are focused and are ready to learn. That’s why most ESL teachers tend to focus their energy on warm-ups and ice breakers. More often than not, end […]

21st Aug 2017

Running out of tricks? Here are some quick vocabulary activities for kids that every ESL/EFL teacher can rely on anytime of the day. They require little to no preparation and some can be given to kids and adult learners by […]

17th Aug 2017

This deserted island survival activity is based off the Lost at Sea team building game with a little tweak to fit my students’ needs. This is n relation to the book Robinson Crusoe in my literature class. In this lesson, students participate […]

10th Jul 2017

Here’s a simple PowerPoint presentation I made, including editable fingerprints on word document. File Type: .zip File Size: 12 MB   ALSO TRY: DAY OF THE DEAD COLORFUL SKULLS

9th Apr 2017

In this simple game, students will guess the mystery word based on two or three pictures. The pictures are the clue to the puzzle so the students must be able to identify them first, then combine the words to get […]

9th Mar 2017

This is like a Hot Seat 2.0 game where the person in the hot seat has to guess what’s behind him. This time however, they need to guess as many words as they can from a chosen category within a […]

7th Mar 2017

Several groups have taken the concept of “charity donations” to a whole new level by creating educational games for a cause. These online platforms let players support non-profit organizations while learning and having fun. On this list you’ll find 3 […]

10th Dec 2016

The following list is yet another excellent resources for ESL/EFL teachers that will surely increase student engagement in the class. I am talking about easy-to-use, no-BS online vocabulary games generator where teachers can easily create vocabulary games for review or warm up […]

6th Nov 2016

I use games and fun activities to warm up my class before the lesson begins, to break the ice or even as a time filler. Warmers bring energy to class and definitely fills the time with more learning when the […]

5th Nov 2016

Students form a group of four and number themselves from 1-4. Students will all “sleep” by putting their heads down. When they hear the teacher calls their own number, they will “wake up” and have to remember what they see. […]