Free Health And Sickness Flashcards

Download free Health and sickness flashcards for teaching English. On this page, you can find both large and small flashcards for teaching lessons about health and sickness vocabulary in English. You’ll also find some fun printable board games for teaching health/sickness vocabulary.

Health And Sickness Flashcards

Large Flashcards

ESL Sickness Flashcards

This PDF is a set of 8 health and sickness flashcards. They are large flashcards that can be used to show students at the front of the class or to display on the board. The health and sickness vocabulary includes headache, stomachache, cold, fever, cough, toothache, rash, and sore throat.

Small Flashcards

Small ESL flashcards - Sickness

This PDF is a set of 8 small ESL flashcards about sickness for students to hold. These can be used for many card games such as ‘find your partner’, ‘memory games, line bingo, and many more.

Health And Sickness – Printable Board Games

Board Game 1

ESL Board Game about sickness

This board game 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 image 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 about illness

This 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 sentence using the target language.

Board Game 3 – Race Around the World

ESL printable board game about sickness

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 target language.

Board Game 4 – Flick The Eraser

ESL printable board game about health and sickness

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 sickness picture 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 health and sickness in English, check out these related resources:

Sickness And Health PowerPoint Lesson
Sickness And Health Vocabulary Exercises