Practices pronunciation or spelling of numbers.

A picture for practicing 'how many' and stationery.

(social-distancing-friendly) Students compete to correctly guess how many pieces of candy are in a jar using a PowerPoint.

Students connect numbers to the correct phrases and finally to the appropriate pictures.

Students guess which items are 100 yen or antiques.

This is a mathematical card trick that is good for introducing numbers and mystifying your students.

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

Students practice numbers 1-10 or 10-100 using Thumb War.

A dice game practicing time and numbers.

'Haetataki' means 'fly-swatter' in Japanese. This is a competitive game that forces students to listen carefully while practicing both telling time and numbers in general.

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.

Students compete in rows to score points for being the first team to relay celebrity birthdays back to the ALT.

A card game where students janken and win cards from their opponents.

Students play an adapted version of the popular drinking game (a point that should NOT be made in class).

Students choose a celebrity then try to guess who their partner chose by asking them their phone numbers.

Teaches the hours (eg. one o'clock, two o'clock, etc.) and review numbers.

Animals made out of geometric shapes for practicing shapes and counting.

Students try to find their pair by asking, "What time is it?" and answering, "It's ~~."

This is a number version of the game "Spot it" (also known as "Dobble")

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.

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.

This is a fast food role play based on Total English 1's Talk Time 2 exercise.

Teams receive points based upon their ability to answer questions on a 5-by-5 grid.

Students practice saying numbers 1 to 13 in a card game.

Students review numbers 1-20 by writing them on the Bingo worksheet and listening to the teacher call them out.

Students go to different stations in the classroom and try and guess how many items are in a bag/container at each station.

If you don't want to spend money on a bunch of card decks, print these out instead!

Students practice counting from 1-20 with a deck of cards.

A worksheet to go with a simple counting game

three choice quiz to practice 21-1000

A poster with lots of fish to practice 'how many do you see?'

A powerpoint activity for practicing 'how many' and plural forms.

Find the hidden numbers and practice speaking them.

Get students predicting and practicing "you have" in this rhythmical one-on-one game.

This is a vocabulary battle that can be used with any small set of vocabulary. It is great for younger classes, but can work with any grade.

Students form numbered groups based upon the number they are given.

Students learn to buy what is necessary for their Mt. Fuji camping trip.

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

Top 5 activities

- Candy Jar Quiz (how many) (social-distancing-friendly) Students compete to correctly guess how many pieces of candy are in a jar using a PowerPoint.
- Under the Sea A poster with lots of fish to practice 'how many do you see?'
- Dot-to-Dot Students listen to the teacher call out random numbers between 1-20 or 1-100 to complete dot-to-dot handout(s).
- Small Talk A dialogue modeled by the ALT and HRT or JTE and then mimicked by the students
- Ghost Leg Students practice the alphabet by playing a bingo game based on "amida kuji," which means "ghost leg."

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