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333 FREE Crosswords/Boardgames Worksheets

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What Are Crosswords?
A crossword is a word puzzle that normally takes the form of a square or rectangular grid of white and shaded squares. The goal is to fill the white squares with letters, forming words or phrases, by solving clues which lead to the answers. In languages that are written left-to-right, the answer words and phrases are placed in the grid from left to right and from top to bottom. The shaded squares are used to separate the words or phrases. Squares in which answers begin are usually numbered. The clues are then referred to by these numbers and a direction, for example, "4-Across" or "20-Down". At the end of the clue the total number of letters is sometimes given, depending on the style of puzzle and country of publication. Some crosswords will also indicate the number of words in a given answer, should there be more than one. The horizontal and vertical lines of white cells into which answers are written are commonly called entries or answers.
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Bingo, My Classroom

Bingo, My Classroom

•, , , Crosswords/Boardgames
Bingo: a fun game to review school supplies, colors, and numbers. The teacher has to read out the words by randomly selecting them from a bag and the students have to cross them out. This game can ...
2 Elementary
Hidden Money Words

Hidden Money Words

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
It hides 15 money words, expressions or idioms inside. It can be in every direction, backward, forward and across. To make it more challenging, I haven't given word list. Students have to find the ...
1 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Feelings- Board Game

Feelings- Board Game

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This board game will help you teach your students different feelings and emotions. Every time they roll the dice they get a feeling they have to say it with "I am". E.g.: I am hungry. You can tell ...
4 Complete BeginnerElementary
Countries Search

Countries Search

Romaisa Arshad
•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This is a word search of countries. You have to find 10 countries and their list is at the bottom of the document. It can be used for fun and for mind refreshing too. They keep you busy so that y ...
3 All levels
Board Game Template

Board Game Template

• » Crosswords/Boardgames
This is a blank board game template that can be used to practice any vocabulary or grammar. You will need a die and a game piece for each of the students playing. There are rainbows that move play ...
5 All levels
Board Game - Blank

Board Game - Blank

• » Crosswords/Boardgames
This is a blank board game template that can be used to practice any vocabulary or grammar. You will need a die and a game piece for each of the students playing. There are rainbows that move pl ...
6 All levels
Game, Tic Tac Toe

Game, Tic Tac Toe

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This worksheet contains some cards for a game called Tic Tac Toe. The questions are all related to media. Divide the class into two groups. Each group must answer the question correctly to place t ...
6 Elementary
Battleships

Battleships

• » Crosswords/Boardgames
This is an easier version of the classic battleships game, which I like to use to practise letters and numbers. Pupils can cut out the ships and decide where to put them on their grid before they ...
5 Complete BeginnerElementary
Winter Memory Game

Winter Memory Game

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Print the worksheet and cut the squares. Divide the class into groups. Give each group a stack of cards. Shuffle the cards and arrange them all face down on a table. Students have to take turns, c ...
10 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Board Game

Board Game

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This worksheet contains different kinds of questions. Print and cut out the stars stick them face-down on the board and write some numbers back of them. Divide the class into two groups, they choo ...
10 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Taboo Game, Jobs

Taboo Game, Jobs

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
Taboo is an interesting game. This worksheet contains some cards. Cut the cards and put your students into small groups. Each group challenge the other group by describing the given jobs, but they ...
6 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Past Simple, Game

Past Simple, Game

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This is a game for reviewing past simple, irregular verbs. Cut the cards and write number 1-16 on the other side of each card. Label them on the board, so the students can see the numbers. Put the ...
8 Elementary
Transportation and Hotels Game

Transportation and Hotels Game

•, , Crosswords/Boardgames
This is a game for reviewing some vocabulary items related to hotels and transportation. It contains some cards and each card has got a question and a score on it. Cut the cards and write number 1 ...
8 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Game: Secret Code, Directions

Game: Secret Code, Directions

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This is a worksheet for following a direction and finding the destination. The direction is given in code. Each code letter represents the letter that comes before it in the alphabet, for example ...
6 Elementary
Bingo; Months and Days of a Week

Bingo; Months and Days of a Week

•Crosswords/Boardgames,
Bingo: a fun game to review months and days of a week. The teacher has to read out the words by randomly selecting them from a bag and the students have to cross them out. This game can be played ...
6 Elementary
Help the Turkey Eat the Corn

Help the Turkey Eat the Corn

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This is an activity to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. Mazes are entertaining activities for any kind of student and can be used at the end of your session. You can use it like a warmer or a cooler an ...
3 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-Intermediate
Game; Bingo

Game; Bingo

•, , Crosswords/Boardgames
Bingo: a fun game to review animals and foods vocabulary items. The teacher has to read out the words by randomly selecting them from a bag and the students have to cross them out. This game can b ...
4 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Game; Think Fast

Game; Think Fast

•Crosswords/Boardgames,
This is a game for reviewing some vocabulary items. It works well for the last 5-10 minutes of the class. You can divide your class into groups and set the procedure. Then, you can appoint a stude ...
17 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Word Sudoku

Word Sudoku

This is a Sudoko Business English riddle with words instead of numbers. A new, fun way to memorize vocabulary. You can make your own grid by using any other words. The different colors make it eas ...
5 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
The Present Perfect Board Game

The Present Perfect Board Game

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
The purpose of this board game is to practice the different uses of present perfect in a fun way. The players move across the board and when they land in a square they must say a sentence in pre ...
6 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Halloween Memory

Halloween Memory

•, Crosswords/Boardgames,
Print the worksheet and cut the squares. Divide the class into groups. Give each group a stack of cards. Shuffle the cards and arrange them all face down on a table. Students have to take turns, c ...
17 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Halloween BoardGame

Halloween BoardGame

•, , Crosswords/Boardgames
This is a boardgame I made just in time for Halloween. This will get your students speaking about different things related to the topic. Feel free to modify the questions or the "will you survive" ...
10 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Past Simple - Irregular Verbs - Crossword

Past Simple - Irregular Verbs - Crossword

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
A simple crossword to help students memorize some basic irregular verbs (the past simple tense). It can be used as a warm-up activity as well as a closing activity. Also, this short activity is pe ...
6 Elementary
Computer and Internet Crossword Puzzle Projector

Computer and Internet Crossword Puzzle Projector

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
Computers and Internet crossword puzzle is in three parts. I did not originally make this puzzle; however, I did edit it so that it now includes ALL of the clues. I do not know its original crea ...
1 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Computer and Internet Crossword Puzzle Clues

Computer and Internet Crossword Puzzle Clues

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
Computers and Internet crossword puzzle is in three parts. I did not originally make this puzzle; however, I did edit it so that it now includes ALL of the clues. I do not know its original crea ...
1 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate

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About Crosswords/Boardgames Worksheets
Combine English language learning with fun games and activities to make your classes more enjoyable for students. Consider using one of the 333 crosswords or board games from this section in your classes to help students learn and practice a variety of topics. For a pre-intermediate activity on the past simple, look at this crossword page. It is a fun boardgame that can help students practice saying past simple verb forms and asking past simple questions. You can alter the rules to make it longer or shorter and even change the words to encourage students to practice particular vocabulary. The most popular worksheets are Christmas themed so feel free to check those out too. These activities have been created by other busy teachers just like you and are all free and easy to print out for use in your classes.
Making English language learning fun for students will help keep them engaged in their lessons. Younger students especially enjoy learning games while older students are more likely to want a more serious learning environment, discount the usefulness of these types of activities, and see them as a waste of time. The number of crosswords and boardgames you include in your course will largely depend on how your students react to them but they have become very common and are an effective ESL teaching tool.
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