Family Flashcards For Teaching Members Of The Family In English

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Download free printable family flashcards for teaching English vocabulary about members of the family. These members of the family flashcards are available in large and small sizes. Below, you will also find some fun printable board games to teach English lessons about family/members of the family.

Family Flashcards

Large Flashcards

ESL Flashcards - Family

This PDF includes 8 family flashcards. These are large flashcards and so are perfect for teachers to show at the front of the class or to place on the board. Family member flashcards include father, mother, brother, sister, grandmother, grandfather, uncle, and aunt.

Small Flashcards

Small ESL Flashcards

This PDF has 8 small family flashcards for teaching members of the family in English. These are small enough for students to hold and so are great for classroom games such as memory games, find your partner games, etc.

Printable Board Games About Family

Board Game 1

ESL Board Game - Family

This board game to teach members of the family is best played in pairs and requires one dice. Students take turns in rolling the dice and moving their game piece. After landing on a square, students should make a sentence based on the member of the family in that square. The aim of the game is to arrive at the center star to win a point. After winning a point, the student goes back to the start and begins again. The student with the most points at the end of the game is the winner. 

Board Game 2 – The Spinner Game

ESL Board Game - Family

This family vocabulary board game is best played in pairs. Each pair of students needs one pencil and one paper clip. Place the clip in the middle and place the pencil in the middle of the clip. Then flick the paper clip to make it spin and make a dialogue using the family member vocabulary in that area.

Board Game 3 – Race Around the World

ESL Board Game - Family

No Need for Dice! In this board game students play rock, scissors, paper and ‘race around the world’. One student moves clockwise and one student moves anti-clockwise. Every time the student moves to a new square they should make a sentence using the family member in that square.

Board Game 4 – Flick The Eraser

Famile ESL Board Game

This Board Game is best played in pairs. Each student needs one eraser (or something small and light they can flick). To play, a student should place his / her eraser at the bottom of the board game. Then the student should use his/her finger to flick the eraser. If it lands in one of the hexagons, then the student wins that area and colors it in. Next, the students should make a dialogue based on the family member in that area, and then it’s the next student’s turn. At the end of the game, the student with the most areas colored in is the winner.

Related Resources

For more lesson materials for teaching about the members of the family, check out these related resources:

Family Worksheets
Family Lesson Plan
Family Vocabulary Exercises

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