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Suggested Games for 7-12 year olds

 
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thailen



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:35 am    Post subject: Suggested Games for 7-12 year olds Reply with quote

Any ideas for games for beginning level students re colors, common phrases, directions, weather, shopping, comparatives?
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Sally Olsen



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is something called a Sticky at the top of this forum and it is all about games. There is also one in the Elementary forum. There are many ideas in Dave's Cookbook as well. Have you been to enchantedlearning.com?
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bceproducts



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi,
Simon Says is a fun game to use in practicing common phrases, esp simple commands like "write your name," etc. I also have other games and activities related to your question on my website, some are free downloads at www.bilinguallearner.com
Hope this helps!

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Sarcastro



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 6:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sally Olsen wrote:
There is something called a Sticky at the top of this forum and it is all about games. There is also one in the Elementary forum. There are many ideas in Dave's Cookbook as well. Have you been to enchantedlearning.com?


Yeah but those are web based games. I'm interested in some icebreakers and fun simple games for this age group. I dont have the web in my classes.
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Sally Olsen



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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are four pages of web sites suggesting games that you can print out and ideas you can use in the classroom. You don't need a computer in the classroom. Since you have a computer to talk to us, you can read the ideas for the games as well. All the ideas at enchantedlearning.com are printable.
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katherinejones24



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 5:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sally Olsen wrote:
There are four pages of web sites suggesting games that you can print out and ideas you can use in the classroom. You don't need a computer in the classroom. Since you have a computer to talk to us, you can read the ideas for the games as well. All the ideas at enchantedlearning.com are printable.


Thanks! I printed some to facilitate in some of my classes. Thank you.
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Helena D



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:17 pm    Post subject: games Reply with quote

I love using games in the classroom Very Happy Since young kids need to get off their chairs sometimes, I put pictures on the floor and have them jump from one picture to another as I say the words - e.g. it works well with colors. Put pieces of colored cardboard on the floor: 2 of each color you want them to learn. Get two kids compete - who jumps on the right color first. 2 pieces - so that they don't fight and push each other. Then two more kids, etc.
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silencedobetter



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:05 am    Post subject: Action games Reply with quote

Action games can be very useful. I do it at the beginning of every class. It wakes the students' spirit and allows them to release their energy. You can ask one student, "What is Lucy doing?" The student can say, "She is dancing." Then Lucy has to dance. Some shy students wouldn't do the action, but you can ask them to speak instead.
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silencedobetter



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:35 am    Post subject: Traffic Light Reply with quote

Just last week, I introduced them to the game traffic lights. When I shout "Green", they can move but they can not hit or bump other kids, if they do, they are out of the game. "Red" and they have to freeze, they move and they are out of the game. "Yellow" and they have to move in slow motion, "Black" and they have to go back to their own seats. "White" and they have to change seats.
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mrjchinaesl



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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2014 2:51 am    Post subject: Childrens Games and activities at MrJChinaESL.com Reply with quote

There are many active fun games at MrJChinaESL.com Games are great for ages 4-12. New Games Posted every week.
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silencedobetter



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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2014 9:03 am    Post subject: Re: Suggested Games for 7-12 year olds Reply with quote

thailen wrote:
Any ideas for games for beginning level students re colors, common phrases, directions, weather, shopping, comparatives?



Here are a list of warm up games, vocab games and grammar games: http://goldstarteachers.com/my-top-7-classroom-games/

I hope it's helpful
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ardieBaia



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 01, 2014 11:04 am    Post subject: Some great powerpoint games, adjust according to topic Reply with quote

Cool tic tac toe learning vocab game , ppt. : http://mrsbaiasclassroom.blogspot.kr/2014/06/a-great-game-to-learn-new-dialogue.html

Phone convo card game: http://mrsbaiasclassroom.blogspot.kr/2014/05/practicing-calling-dialoue-with-their.html

Amazing phone calling ppt game: http://mrsbaiasclassroom.blogspot.kr/2014/05/making-plans-over-phone-learning-phone.html

dubbing/voiceover game! :http://mrsbaiasclassroom.blogspot.kr/2014/05/dubbingvoice-overs-amazing-way-to.html
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