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322 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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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 ...
2 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 ...
5 Elementary Pre-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 ...
5 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 ...
5 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 Beginner Elementary Pre-Intermediate
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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 Elementary Pre-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 ...
13 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
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 ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper 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 ...
5 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper 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 ...
16 Elementary Pre-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-Intermediate Intermediate Upper 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 ...
4 Elementary
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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-Intermediate Intermediate
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-Intermediate Intermediate
Computer and Internet Crossword Puzzle Answers

Computer and Internet Crossword Puzzle Answers

•, 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-Intermediate Intermediate
School Supplies Hangman

School Supplies Hangman

Hangman Game with school supplies vocabulary. Have students select a letter of the alphabet. Click on the keyboard button with the appropriate letter on it. If the letter is contained in the word/ ...
10 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
School

School

There are three exercises in this worksheet. In exercise 1 students have to match the words with the pictures. In exercise 2 they have to find some words in the word search. In exercise 3 they hav ...
17 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Weather Handout

Weather Handout

•Crosswords/Boardgames,
This is a colourful handout for your students to have and learn about the weather while they are practicing this vocabulary in a crossword. I have used it in my class and my students really enjoy ...
9 Complete Beginner
Banking Vocabulary (Canadian)

Banking Vocabulary (Canadian)

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
A Word search with vocabulary related to Canadian money and banking. It contains 21 words. Many of the words are generic and would be familiar to learners in the United States, the U.K. and elsewh ...
1 Elementary
Math in English

Math in English

•Crosswords/Boardgames,
This is simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and introduces students to using English in doing Math. Introduces the vocabulary 'plus', 'minus', 'times', 'divided by' and 'equ ...
5 Pre-Intermediate
Typhoon

Typhoon

• » Crosswords/Boardgames
A very fun game for the classroom in a PowerPoint, which can be easily edited to suit your needs. Typhoon means your team chooses another team to go to 0, a bomb means your team goes back to zero, ...
4 All levels
Classroom Objects Crossword

Classroom Objects Crossword

• » Crosswords/Boardgames
It is a crossword puzzle for beginners where learners are called to identify, through clues, classroom objects which they should learn from the very first days in class in order to get used to lis ...
1 Complete Beginner
Computer Words

Computer Words

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This is a crosswords puzzle with words to unscramble. I would add translations of each word in your students' mother tongue or definitions/explanations to make it easier. I was asked by one of my ...
3 All levels
Sea Animals Memory Game

Sea Animals Memory Game

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This game involves vocabulary practice about sea animals. Students have to match the pictures to the words. They choose one rectangle and click on it. There is a picture or a word on the card. The ...
11 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Vocabulary Grade 4/5 (#20B)

Vocabulary Grade 4/5 (#20B)

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This worksheet is part (2) of a 4 part set that includes vocabulary words, crossword puzzle, sentence cloze, and wordsearch. I hope it is useful to everyone interested. I use these sets for my En ...
2 Complete Beginner Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced

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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 322 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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