How To Play: Sometimes
it can be hard to keep get young learners to sit still. They have
a lot of energy! I use a really simple game to teach vocabulary:
The Ball Toss Game. All you need is a small basket, a ball, and
some flashcards. Ask the students to sit down and put the basket
a few feet in front of them. You can adjust the distance depending
on their age. Simply show the flashcard to the students, and ask
them to repeat after you. Once they say the word correctly, they
win the opportunity to try and get a point by tossing the ball
in the basket. Simple, but effective.
older children: age 7-12 You can use the same game with older
students, but instead of drilling vocabulary ask them basic
questions. For example, ask them what color they like, where
they live, etc. If they get the answer correctly, they can try
get the ball in the basket. Good luck!