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302 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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Combine English language learning with fun games and activities to make your classes more enjoyable for students. Consider using one of the 302 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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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, ...
3 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 ...
4 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
Vocabulary 2-3 (#13C)

Vocabulary 2-3 (#13C)

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This worksheet is part (3) 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
Vocabulary 2-3 (#13B)

Vocabulary 2-3 (#13B)

•, 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
Soccer Equipment and Gear (Drag and Drop Activity)

Soccer Equipment and Gear (Drag and Drop Activity)

•, , Crosswords/Boardgames
How much do your students know about soccer equipment and vocabulary? Do they know the names of gear and equipment items used in soccer? Teachers can use this activity as a trigger for speaking an ...
2 All levels
Summer Memory Game

Summer Memory Game

•, , Crosswords/Boardgames
It´s summer time. You can revise some words related to summer and train your students´ concentration skills and memories with this PPT. Students have to find the matching pairs: they h ...
7 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Food and Drinks Interactive Boardgame

Food and Drinks Interactive Boardgame

•, , Crosswords/Boardgames
This is an interactive board game which is aimed for teaching or revising food and drinks related vocabulary at elementary level. Students are asked to spin the wheel, count the number of spaces i ...
5 Complete Beginner Elementary
Football (Soccer) Expressions

Football (Soccer) Expressions

•, , Crosswords/Boardgames
FIFA World Cup tournament is around the corner and people are getting ready to watch the games. Are you ready for this big event? How much do you know about football (soccer) expressions used by c ...
7 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
What's the Weather Like? Interactive Boargame

What's the Weather Like? Interactive Boargame

•Crosswords/Boardgames,
This is an interactive board game which is aimed for teaching or revising the weather related vocabulary at elementary level. Students are asked to spin the wheel, count the number of spaces in th ...
5 Elementary
Crossword (Do-It-Yourself)

Crossword (Do-It-Yourself)

•Crosswords/Boardgames,
I use this template with all levels of secondary school students to practise vocabulary. The students take their current vocabulary lists, create a crossword puzzle with a set of 10 words and then ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
The Colossus of Rhodes

The Colossus of Rhodes

•, Crosswords/Boardgames,
The ws is about The Colossus of Rhodes - one of the world wonders. The rhyme is taken from the net. Students will compare 2 statues, do a quizz, put the verbs in the correct form, solve the crossw ...
5 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Wine Double Puzzle

Wine Double Puzzle

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
Unscramble 10 keywords about the overall-topic of 'wine'. Find out the final sentence by means of the numbered cases. I created this for a group of beginners (German) therefore I added transl ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Crime Word Search

Crime Word Search

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
Another word search but with nouns and more general terms. I use it to have the students find the word themselves and then go through the list to ensure they know the meaning of the words in the c ...
1 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
My Family Worksheet

My Family Worksheet

•, Crosswords/Boardgames,
This worksheet is intended to introduce the titles of family members for young, beginner students. It includes: a family prompt and questions, a word search, a match the person with the descriptio ...
3 Complete Beginner Elementary
Tools Crossword Puzzle

Tools Crossword Puzzle

• » Crosswords/Boardgames
This crossword puzzle was made for 16-18-year-old college students, but it can be used for students of any age. The aim was to revise the names of tools. The workshee is black-and-white and contai ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
World Cup Millionaire (Interactive PDF)

World Cup Millionaire (Interactive PDF)

•, , Crosswords/Boardgames
How much do you know about Soccer World Cup? Take this quiz in English and test yourself. Teachers can use this activity as a trigger for speaking and teamwork. This activity can help the teacher ...
6 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Learn Soccer Vocabulary Word Search Game (Interactive PDF)

Learn Soccer Vocabulary Word Search Game (Interactive PDF)

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
Learn English vocabulary related to soccer. Take this challenge and see if you can guess the right words. Read the clues on the left and try to guess the right word. Click on the first letter of t ...
2 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Family Members

Family Members

This is a complete lesson about family members. Make sure you introduce the family members before you start teaching with this worksheet. There is a word search included, and certain grammar tense ...
8 Complete Beginner Elementary
Easter Interactive Boardgame

Easter Interactive Boardgame

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This is an interactive board game which is aimed for teaching or revising Easter related vocabulary at elementary level. Students are asked to spin the wheel, count the number of spaces in th ...
7 Elementary
Word Search (Numbers 1-20)

Word Search (Numbers 1-20)

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This is a word search that contains cardinal numbers hidden in it. Beginners should circle or mark the words which are requested. This is a simple exercise, but useful for students in order to rai ...
5 Complete Beginner Elementary
English Games in the Lessons

English Games in the Lessons

•Crosswords/Boardgames,
These games can be used in the lessons for all-level students. Also they are used for training and practicing their vocabulary skills and oral speech. Pupils love playing these games because they ...
10 All levels
First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit

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This is a PDF document that contains a First Aid kit in which students have to identify the elements that the kit contains and their corresponding names. It is perfect for introducing new vocabula ...
7 Complete Beginner Elementary

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