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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 350 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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350 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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Healthy Food and Junk Food

Healthy Food and Junk Food

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This worksheet includes different junk and healthy foods. Cut the cards and put them on your desk. Divide the board into 2 parts, healthy foods and junk foods. Divide your class into two teams. Te ...
2 Elementary
Days of the Week

Days of the Week

•, Crosswords/Boardgames,
My senior students like all sorts of puzzles very much. These worksheets are suitable to practise vocabulary easily in different ways and having fun. With crosswords, scrambled words and "snake-wo ...
1 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
12 Months Of The Year

12 Months Of The Year

•, Crosswords/Boardgames,
My senior students like all sorts of puzzles very much. These worksheets are suitable to practise vocabulary easily in different ways and having fun. With crosswords, scrambled words and "snake-wo ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Grab the Cards, Expressions

Grab the Cards, Expressions

• » Crosswords/Boardgames
This is a game for practicing expressions, like sleep well, merry Christmas, well done, etc. It is designed for pre-intermediate level and the instruction of the game is included. Hope it works!
4 Pre-Intermediate
Board Game

Board Game

This board game is really useful for teaching and reviewing school action verbs and present progressive. It is appropriate for young learners, and beginners. You copy and cut them, write a nu ...
4 Complete BeginnerElementary
Tic-Tac-Toe, Food

Tic-Tac-Toe, Food

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
Tic Tac Toe is an interesting game. This file is for reviewing some food items and the dictation. The included words are eggplant, spinach, broccoli, olive, garlic, black pepper, celery, pickles, ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Game -Orientation Session

Game -Orientation Session

This is a game that I've designed for my elementary level/ orientation session. It includes different questions that students are supposed to know.  It includes different items, like animals, ...
8 Elementary
Demonstrative Pronouns Board Game

Demonstrative Pronouns Board Game

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This board game is for beginners to practice using demonstrative pronouns (this/that/these/those). You need a copy of the board game, two marks and a coin for each pair of students. Procedure ...
5 Complete BeginnerElementary
Domino: Clothers

Domino: Clothers

Lidiya Vydrina
•, Crosswords/Boardgames
This is handout for game domino. Use it in your lesson to review the vocabulary connected with clothers'. Also you may use it as flashcards. 
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Game/ Orientation Session

Game/ Orientation Session

•Crosswords/Boardgames,
I designed this game for the first session of my pre-intermediate class. It includes different questions that students have learned in elementary level. The instruction for the game is included. H ...
4 Pre-Intermediate
Spelling Game- Outdoor Activities

Spelling Game- Outdoor Activities

•, , Crosswords/Boardgames
This worksheet is appropriate for young learners reviewing outdoor activities related vocabulary items and also the present progressive tense. Print out each card and fold the score part, then sti ...
6 Complete BeginnerElementary
Bingo Ρards- Months, Days

Bingo Ρards- Months, Days

•Crosswords/Boardgames,
This worksheet is related to days of the week and months of the year vocabulary items. All you have to do is, print out and cut each bingo card and hand them out to the students, then you say eac ...
5 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
The Snow Queen Crossword Puzzle

The Snow Queen Crossword Puzzle

Joanna
•Crosswords/Boardgames,
Another easy worksheet based on a children tale The Snow Queen. This crossword puzzle will help you to check your students' knowledge of new vocab after reading the book. Crosswords are always fun ...
2 Complete BeginnerElementary
Battleship- Places

Battleship- Places

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
Two-player battleship game to practice a few place names and questions regarding them. A teacher might first want to explain each of the questions and places to the students if they're not familia ...
3 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Clothes - Scrambled Words

Clothes - Scrambled Words

punch
•, Crosswords/Boardgames
My senior students like puzzles very much. These worksheets are suitable to practise vocabulary easily in different ways and having fun. The students have to fold the sheets, so that the solution ...
4 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Volcano Game: Body Parts

Volcano Game: Body Parts

•, Crosswords/Boardgames
Before the class, draw 3 or 4 volcanoes on the other side of three or four index cards and write scores on the others. Place the cards on the board, so the students can see the pictures. Divide th ...
9 Elementary
Engaging and Fun Sorting Cards Game to Teach Singular and Plural Nouns

Engaging and Fun Sorting Cards Game to Teach Singular and Plural Nouns

Clarisse SuperFrenchT
•, Crosswords/Boardgames
I created this Cards Game Activity to involve sorting skills and understanding of singular and plural. It includes 2 sorting mats (singular and plural) and 12 Cards (in both singular and plural fo ...
5 Complete Beginner
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 ...
5 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 ...
5 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

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