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The full color images are B5 size (17.6 cm X 25 cm) and in PDF format. You will need the free Acrobat reader to view and print.The full color images are B5 size (17.6 cm X 25 cm) and in PDF format. You will need the free Acrobat reader to view and print.
There are 31 images including ‘animals.’ All cards are singular with the indefinite article ‘a’ or ‘an’ in red.
Animals – ESL Flash Cards Game Ideas and Tips
Animals are great for physical acting type games like charades or the drawing version similar to Pictionary.
Have a child take a card from the deck without showing other the other children. The student then has to physically move like the animal and other students guess what it is.
- Students make the animal sound.
- Students draw the picture.
You can divide the class in teams and keep score or it can be a cooperative game where the entire class competes to guess all the cards as fast as possible. In this second game, you can use a timer so that the class can try to beat their previous fastest time.
TIP: Select students to be teacher for games. It can be a lot of fun and a great way for children to learn if they take turns playing the role of teacher. Children can learn from each other as well as the teacher.