Requires students to have a pencil or a similar writing instrument.

Recent activities
Schedule Tic-Tac-Toe

Using the classic game, kids practice school subjects, days of the week, and using both in the context of a sentence.

Uso Baseball

The students play a baseball-themed game where they describe themselves.

This Is A Game I Played

A simple speaking and listening Janken-focused sugoroku that has students say, "What's this?" "This is a ..." many times.

Hand Lines

Students discover their friends' future by reading the palm lines on their hands.


Students listen to the teacher call out random numbers between 1-20 or 1-100 to complete dot-to-dot handout(s).

Prepositions of Place

This game teaches the students to hear prepositions of place: on, above, below, in front of, etc. The students listen and try to draw an image of a room that is described by the ALT.

My Country Tis Of Thee

Students make their own country while practicing possessives.

Conditional Auction

Sentences are auctioned off to students and they must say if the sentence is grammatically correct.

Feel Well

This activity is based on the doctor visit dialog in New Horizon's English textbook, but this one is more entertaining and it teaches various names of illnesses.

Answer Me Bingo

This is a group Jeopardy game mixed with a flavor of Bingo.

Passive Beginnings

This information gap game is pretty self-explanatory.

Luck Time

A dice game practicing time and numbers.

Martin Luther King Jr Crossword

Martin Luther King Jr Crossword

Have They Finished Yet?

Students read and answer questions about Baymax and Mikasa's schedule using the present prefect to answer the questions.

Infinitive Poster Quiz

Paired students answer a quiz by listening to hints and competing for points. Following this, they write long answers.

Give Away

Students scramble to try and give their tickets to friends based on the teacher's directions.

How Many Pencils Do You Have?

Students write "I have ~ pencils/erasers/etc" sentences. Then they ask each other "How many ~ do you have?" questions.

Doctor Patient Interview

Students take turns being doctor and patient, and interview each other following the dialogue on the worksheet.

Translation Relay

Students compete in small groups to translate Japanese sentences into English, relay style.

Quick & Easy "Can You...?"

This quick game is used to get students to practice saying "Can you...?" questions and responses.

Winter Break Bingo

Students ask each other if they did different activities over Winter Break. If the answer is "yes," they sign their names under the activity. The first student to have a Bingo wins.

Character Looks

Students try to guess what character their partner is by using "Do you look ___?" questions.

Puzzle Scramble

This is a very flexible template for you to make sentence scramble lessons with puzzles. Students solve a puzzle and flip over the pieces to find a sentence.

Do or Don't

Students practice the Imperative by completing a worksheet.

Listening Bingo

A fun and challenging listening-based bingo game.

Country Race

Students race to find the spellings of each country and report it to their partner.

England Time

To find out what time it is in the nine countries listed.

I Think That (Q&A)

Students write their opinions on various people/things and then interview other students.

Can Fail Sentence Race

This activity has students making can/can't sentences using funny pictures that really emphasize the ability meaning of the can verb.

Mario Board Game 2.0

Students write their opinions about certain topics and ask their friends their opinions while playing a fun Mario board game. Adaptable to different grammar points.

I Have Played Nintendo For 25 Years

Students write 3 true statements and 1 false statement about their lives using present perfect tense. Other students must guess which is the false statement.

Whose Introduction

Students fill out a worksheet about themselves. The class has to match the worksheet (likes/dislikes/activities) to the student.

Find The Couple

This is a simple activity where students ask each other passive-voiced questions to find out which two students on their worksheets are a couple.

Kantan Interview

Kantan means easy. Students interview two boys, girls and teachers to complete their questionnaire worksheet.

Code Breaker

Students listen to the ALT and use a code to convert numbers to letters. Then they have to compete to guess what word the letters spell.

You Will Get Your Fortune

Students ask ALT and JTE for their fortunes by picking one out of three cards.

My Dream School

Students create their own school virtual school along with their dream rules.

Can You Find A Pair

Students ask each other "Can you..." questions until they find their pair.

5 W's & H

Students practice asking and answering questions using the 5Ws and H question words.

Fairy Tale Mad Libs

Students create hilarious stories by filling in missing verbs, adjectives and nouns based upon the classic stories of Cinderella and Momotaro, the Japanese version of Disney

Top 5 activities
  • Battle for Japan A write and race game based on the Senkoku Jidai quiz game found on the Englipedia site.
  • Code Breakers ALT reads a series of numbers and students must convert them to letters to figure out the secret word.
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups.
  • ALMOST MARIO KART Powerpoint Game The students work together as a team to answer the teachers question in fun class race. I added one for Passive Voice.
  • New Year, New Me Teach the students about different new year traditions

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