Small class size

This activity works best in small classes (under 10 students).

Some activities work better with a smaller group of students due to coordination or the materials required. Many games can be scaled down to a small class with some modification, but these activities are best suited for less than 10 students.

  • Valentine's Day Idiom Matching Game

    Match these common Valentine's Day-related idioms and phrases with their picture and definition.

  • Various Memory Cards

    Printable themed "memory" (shinki suijaku) cards for special needs and elemetary school.

  • Concentration Game / Matching Game - NHE6 Unit 8

    A game to help students memorize vocabulary and form a sentence. Target grammar point: I want to be a/an~

  • Eigo Ito Card Game

    This is a card game based on the Japanese game Ito. It involves ranking cards in order from smallest to largest based on different categories.

  • Unit 10 let's write a letter

    There are fake letters from celebrities and anime characters which the students can reply. They can write about their winter vacation or any school memories.

  • What Colour Is It?

    Elementary powerpoint activity to help students review their colours in English.

  • Don't get yes SN

    A never have I never kind of game

  • World Tour (I want to.../Do you want to...?)

    Intended to be a [I want to/Do you want to...?] review for my special needs JHS students. This could be used for 5th grade NEW HORIZONS Unit6 review as well.

  • Santa, Cookie, Elf, Candy, Present

    A rip off of the game "taco cat goat cheese pizza " but make it Christmas! Similar concept to Karuta and Slapjack. When there is a match between a card and a spoken word slap the card!

  • Shark Attack (Hangman Variant)

    A Hangman style powerpoint for elementary schoolers to help with learning letters of the alphabet, colors, and job titles.

  • Christmas Bingo

    Fun Christmas themed bingo sheets.

  • Christmas Card Materials 🎁

    Students create festive xmas cards choosing from different fonts and cutouts (if they want to). There are also two versions tailored to specific year levels.

  • Body Parts Review

    A simple review for ES 1st / 2nd graders featuring Anya-chan and Mickey Mouse.

  • Christmas Bingo

    Simple bingo cards for Christmas vocabulary.

  • What does this gesture mean?

    A simple presentation/quiz where the students guess what each gesture means

  • Haikyuu Trading Cards

    SWBAT effectively make comparative and superlative sentences using trading cards.

  • I want to go to... (Interactive World Map)

    An interactive world map powerpoint designed to get kids speaking about where they would like to travel to. Practice's "You can see" and "You can eat" sentence structure

  • Movie Mania Trivia πŸŽ₯

    A PPT with lots of fun questions about popular movies and TV shows. This is perfect as a warm up game or a full-sized lesson. It's also a great way to show them popular movies dubbed in English!

  • What Had Happened? Past Perfect Game

    Students compete to create the best/funniest explanation for past tense situations using past perfect tense.

  • The Blue House (Story + Worksheet Activity)

    This is a 2-paged story meant for 3rd year high schoolers. It includes a worksheet for them to do either in class or for homework.

  • Halloween - window reveal game

    Halloween themed powerpoint game that can be used by any grade level to review numbers 1-20

  • American/Western Food Dobble

    Saw a food and drink Spot It game on here and decided to make one with the いらすとや illustrations.

  • Exploding Kittens πŸ’₯πŸ™€ (Ver. 2)

    I made a lot of changes to add some "extra flavour". The original PPT is made by Tay (Tay's Teaching Toolkit). I included some BG music, a 30 sec timer, made new rare cards, and other neat stuff.

  • Halloween Jack-O-Lantern story - Reading Practice

    Solo reading practice based on the origins of the Jack-O-Lantern. Ending with students making their own unique Jack-O-Lantern drawing and explanation.

  • Halloween Trivia Game - Video listening practice

    A Halloween themed game where students choose a number to a corresponding question. Some trivia questions, and several video clips.

  • Halloween Body Parts - Make a Monster

    Students learn english names for bodyparts and then draw a Halloween monster based on their dice rolls to practice association.

  • The Ultimate Animal Quiz 🐾

    A PowerPoint with a wide range of fun questions about 24 different animals from around the world. This is perfect as a warm up activity or a full-sized lesson for special needs.

  • Space Invaders - World Edition

    Risk-a-like board game with little alien tokens

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    a short song to introduce the alphabets phonics sounds.

  • Plural verb board game ~ He cooks / she swims etc

    Easy board game for students to practice plural verb pronunciation.

  • Shopping for Fruit with Doraemon

    Simple shopping game to practice fruit names, please, and small numbers.

  • Criss Cross Game

    This is a good warm up and can be used with most grades for basically any lesson to help kids use target phrases.

  • Tongue Twisters

    Good for use in English club activities, or as a challenge for your class

  • Loanwords

    This is a game of association on loadwords for small group of JHS/HS students/English club.

  • Minecraft Diamond QuestπŸ’Žβ›(Sentence Practice Game)

    A quick game that can be played as a warm up or end-of-class activity where the students play in teams in hopes of finding diamond by making sentences.

  • I like~ I don't like (Characters edition)

    a fun hint quiz to review Unit 4

  • Don't Catch Magikarp!

    A quick Pokemon themed quiz game!

  • Snoopy Weather and Clothes (slides and Sugoroku)

    A game for elementary or special needs students to help learn the weather and what clothes to wear! Snoopy themed for fun.

  • My Original Haiku (p. 27) ✏️

    New Horizon 3 (APR 2021~) - Unit 2 Read and Think 2 The JTE can display the students' work outside of their classroom.

  • King's cup (Speaking game using cards)

    This is based on a drinking game. This activity is best used for 6-40 students, English club, warm up or the whole lesson. You'll need a cup and a deck of cards.

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