Quick Games

Movement Game – Remote Control

February 24, 2012

A fun game to teach young students movement skills and listening skills. The game can also be adapted to teach different areas of the curriculum.   Learning outcomes: Listening skills Word or shape recognition   Required Material: Whiteboard Whiteboard marker   Aim of the game: To mime an action to the instructions of the teacher; [...]

Number Guess Game

February 24, 2012

A maths game to challenge the students thinking about number and mathematical processes. Children need to guess the number based on the clues given.   Learning outcomes: Mathematical processes Mental maths Problem Solving   Required Material: Whiteboard Whiteboard marker   Aim of the game: Teacher thinks of a three or more digit number and gives [...]

Classroom Snap Game

February 24, 2012

A fun 10 minute classroom card game called snap, helps quick thinking and concentration.   Learning outcomes: Concentration skills Quick thinking   Required Material: A deck of cards A class of students   Aim of the game: To be the last one standing with your card in your hand, making sure that when the same [...]

Spelling Game – Beat the Mouse

February 24, 2012

A word recognition game that helps students spell and recognise particular words. It’s hang-man style game that’s a bit more appropriate for Primary and Elementary schools.   Learning outcomes: Spelling Word recognition   Required Material: Whiteboard Whiteboard marker   Aim of the game: To guess the mystery word before the mouse is drawn completely (Like [...]

Direction Game – Squiggle

February 24, 2012

A classroom game to teach students directions including left, right, up, down, north, south, east and west. Kids love this game it’s very fun and equally interactive for the whole class.   Learning outcomes: Learning directional language including left, right, up, down, north, south, east and west Communicating directions Teamwork   Required Material: Whiteboard Whiteboard [...]

Probability Game – Heads and Tails

February 24, 2012

This quick game is a great introduction to probability, the teacher flips two coins and students need to decide which combination of heads and tails will land face up.   Learning outcomes: Probability Chance and Data   Required Material: Two coins   Aim of the game: Students decide which combination of heads and tails will [...]

Fraction Game – Complete Me

February 24, 2012

A fraction game to teach students how fractions can fit together to form a whole. This game can also be used to compare fractions with decimals. This game is the same as this decimal game but for fractions.   Learning outcomes: Understanding how fractions can fit together to make a whole Understanding the difference in [...]