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Printable Board Games

Welcome to our printable board games and board game templates page. All of the board games and board game templates on this page are great for English language lessons with kids and beginner ESL students.

Playing board games in class is a fantastic way to encourage students to speak English more while having fun at the same time. 

To use these board games simply download and print one of our our ready made board games on many ESL topics, or use the blank board game templates to add your own words and pictures.

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Board Games And Board Game Templates

Board Game 1: The Lucky Star Game

ESL Board Game - Can Can't

To play this board game , each pair of students needs ONE DICE and an eraser each. The students should take turns rolling the dice and then moving their eraser. Next, the students should make a dialogue with their partner based on the image in that square. 

The aim of the game is to get to the center star to earn a point. After winning a point, that student then goes back to the start and begins again. After 5 or ten minutes, stop the game and the student with the most points is the winner. 

See below to download this board game template or one of our ready made printable board games.

Board Game 2: Race Around The World

ESL Board Game - Prepositions

No need for dice! In this board game template all students need is one eraser each (or something small to use as their game piece). 

This board game is best played in pairs. Students will ‘race around the world’ and the first student to make it all the way around the world is the winner. One student will go clockwise and one student will go anti-clockwise

To play this board game, students should play rock, scissors, paper. The winner then gets to move their eraser to the next square. Next, students should make a dialogue based on the image in that square. Then they should play rock, scissors, paper, again.

See below to download this board game template or one of our ready made printable board games.

Board Game 3: The Spinner Game

ESL Board Game - Plural Nouns

For this next board game each pair of students needs one paper clip and one pencil

Students should place the paper clip in the center of the board game, and place their pencil in the center of the clip. Then, students will take turns flicking the paper clip to make it spin. 

After each spin, students should make a dialogue with their partner and then write down their points (the numbers in the center of the game). 

After 5 minutes or so, the student with the most points is the winner. 

Download this board game template below or one of the many ready made printable board games.

Board Game 4: Flick The Eraser Game

ESL Printable Board Game

This board game template is another fun game which does not require a dice. Each student needs an eraser (or something they can easily flick) and a colored pencil / crayon.

One student should place his / her eraser at the bottom of the page. Then, he/she should flick the eraser up the board using their finger. 

if the eraser lands on one of the images, then the students should make a dialogue based on that image. 

Next, the student that flicked the eraser should color in that are (or write their name). Then it’s the other student’s turn. 

The game ends when all the shapes have been colored in and the student with the most areas is the winner. 

Download a blank template below to add your own words and images, or download one of the many pre-made printable board games.

Board Game 5: The Dice Game

For this board game each pair of students needs one dice and something small (like an eraser) to act as their game piece. 

To play this board game, students should place their game pieces where it says ‘Start’. Then, one student should role the dice and move their game piece. 

Next, the students should make a dialogue based on the image in that square. Then it is the other student’s turn. The first student to make it to the end of the board game is the winner. 

Download a blank board game template below or one of the many ready to use printable board games on many topics.

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