Don't Drop It! This is a great vocab practice game for animal vocab. Have all Ss sit in a circle. Use a ball (or even a plastic animal) and toss it to one S. But you must say one animal word as you pass. The S then throws to another S and says a different animal word. If the student you threw it to drops it, he/she is out. Also, if the S can't think of an animal word within a few seconds he/she is out. The game keeps going until you have one winner.
Hint Animal Game. As a review of animals flashcards, T holds some cards without showing any to the Ss. Then the T tells the kids that they are going to receive 3 hints, so they need to listen carefully. For example: 1. I am yellow. 2. I have long hair. 3. I am strong. Who am I? Well, a lion of course! You can make it in different levels depending on how much English you use or which vocab you use.
Zoo Game. This is a fun activity for young learners on the topic of animal noises. After teaching the animals and their noises sit each S in a different part of the classroom and assign them as different animals (to make it clearer you can give each S a flashcard of the animal they are representing). Walk around the room and talk to each S, who can only reply as an animal. E.g. T: "Hello Yumi", S1:"Moo! (cow). T: "What's your name?" S2: "Roar!" (lion). T: "How are you, Kenta?" S3: "Hissssss!" (snake).
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