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Family | Free Printable Flashcards And Board Games

These printable flashcards and board games are to teach vocabulary to do with famliy. These can be used with expressions such as ‘Who’s he/she?’ – ‘This is my father / mother.’, etc. 

See below for the printable esl materials currently available to download. 

Related: ESL Worksheets About Family

Free Family Flashcards

Family Flashcards

ESL Flashcards - Family

A set of family member flashcards which can be used to present the target vocabulary and for many flashcard games.


Student Cards

Small ESL Flashcards

A set of 8 smaller family flashcards for students to hold. 

These can be used for many card games such as ‘find your partner’, ‘memory games, line bingo, and many more.


Family printable board Games

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 its the next student’s turn. 

At the end of the game, the student with the most areas colored in is the winner.