Printable Board Games

100 Free Printable Board Games And Templates

Download these printable board games and use them in class today! Below, there are over 100 printable board games on a variety of different topics for kids and beginner English language learners. You’ll also find editable board game templates so you can add your own images and words. As always, these are FREE to use in your lessons!

To get started, choose on of the ready-made board games below or download the board game template to make your own.

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 erasers. 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 five or ten minutes, stop the game, and the student with the most points is the winner.

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.

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.

Board Game 4: Flick The Eraser Game

ESL Printable Board Game

This board game template is another fun game that does not require 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 who flicked the eraser should color in that area (or write their name). Then, it’s the other student’s turn. The game ends when all the shapes have been colored in. The student with the most areas is the winner. 

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 roll 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.

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