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.
"What do you want for your birthday?" Memory Game
Students practice drawing pictures based upon the preposition given.
Students (in 2-person teams) take their chances to discover their opponents’ hidden spots while they’re using the appropriate target language of the day.
Students count as fast as possible in this relay race.
In this match up activity, students try to match katakanized English with their real English spellings/words.
Play random sounds and have students in groups guess what they are.
These are the 3 choice Halloween quizes I use in junior high and elementary
A poster to practice 'How many animals do you see?'
This game is exactly like the 'Red light, green light' game. Students practice asking the time and listening to the ALT count while trying to make it across the room.
After saying their own number, students decide on, and call out the next number.
Teams receive points based upon their ability to answer questions on a 5-by-5 grid.
A template for kids to use power point in their presentations.
The ALT says a number and the students must jump that many times.
Students play a doctor/patient game, naming the body part where they are hurt, and bandaging it with toilet paper. Works well with teaching about body parts and feelings.
This game isn't rocket science. Students try to guess the objects in your pockets.
This is a task based activity which practices the days of the week. It involves the students making a picture of a caterpillar by colouring, cutting and gluing the pieces.
Students practice eating at a Japanese-style fast food restaurant.
Students rotate partners, play janken, interview each other and embrace their artistic skills.
Students practice saying numbers 1 to 13 in a card game.
A bright and colorful board game focused on getting students to converse in English.